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Health

Morning Wire: Capital gains tax, Sen. Randi Becker, Joshua Freed

“Committee Days” last week held a few nuggets about what may be lined up for the 2020 session.  And, the governor’s race starts to pick...Read More

Keynote: Legislative leaders discuss the dynamics of the Washington State Legislature

Last week, Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig, House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox, and House Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Timm Ormsby offered their thoughts on state...Read More

Insurance Commissioner releases 2020 legislative priorities

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler recently released his 2020 Legislative Priorities....Read More

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tours local health organizations in Spokane

On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers toured two Spokane community resources aimed at addressing major health challenges facing the region: homelessness and the opioid...Read More

Commerce’s Office of Homeless Youth announces $11 million in funding

The Washington State Department of Commerce’s Office of Homeless Youth announced $11 million in funding to support youth experiencing homelessness in 30 counties in Washington. The community...Read More

POLITICO calls Inslee “the 2020 Dem who may actually know how to fix health care”

In an article titled, “The 2020 Dem who may actually now how to fix health care,” POLITICO reporter Dan Goldberg highlights Governor Jay Inslee’s accomplishments...Read More

Q&A: Rep. June Robinson on health care, homelessness, and the House Speaker election

Representative June Robinson represents Washington’s 38th Legislative District in Snohomish County. She serves as both a member of the House Health Care & Wellness Committee...Read More

Cambia Grove holds kick-off conversation on Washington’s public option

On Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee was joined by a group of legislators, patients, and state health leaders to discuss the roll-out of the Legislature’s...Read More

Ferguson files 38th lawsuit against Trump Administration, challenging “conscience rule”

The lawsuit, filed in Spokane, challenges the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) recently issued “conscience rule,” which allows health professionals to delay...Read More

Four important things you may have missed about Washington State’s public option bill

For all of the gnashing of teeth by some around this year's "public option" legislation, I think it's possible this legislation will prove itself to...Read More