- Associated Press - Thursday, February 21, 2019

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A new political action committee has been created to back a potential presidential run by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.

Officials with Act Now On Climate say they filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission, according to a press release.

Corey Platt, a former political director at the Democratic Governors Association - which Inslee was the head of last year - is serving as senior adviser to the committee.

Inslee, who has made climate change the focus of his agenda in Washington state, has said climate change must be a top priority for the next president. Inslee, who is widely expected to jump into the race, has said he will make a decision soon.

The political action committee will not take corporate money and will disclose its donors.

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