Upcoming Conference | 2019 Re-Wire Policy Conference, Dec 10, 2019 Register

Policy

What’s in Washington’s passed public option bill

Washington’s public option bill passed through both chambers on the penultimate day of session, April 27. The bill now awaits the governor’s signature....Read More

Q&A: Mellani McAleenan, Director of Government Relations at WSAC, on the 2019 session

Mellani McAleenan is the Director of Government Relations and General Counsel at the Washington State Association of Counties. In the week after Washington’s 2019 legislative...Read More

Q&A: Patrick Connor, WA Director for NFIB, on the 2019 session

"I think it is high time that Washington State does take a serious look at its tax structure and try to balance it, so that...Read More

Op-ed: Actionable data emphasis needed in national healthcare reform debate

Karen Ferguson on the national health care debate from a medical technology & rural clinical perspective...Read More

Washington State passes law to allow personal delivery devices on sidewalks

Today, Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed a bill (House Bill 1325) creating the framework to regulate Personal Delivery Devices (PDDs) across the state....Read More

Q&A: Sen. Mona Das on her first session in the Legislature

"I feel like we came here to do the work, to make our state a better place for the people who live here. And I...Read More

Highlights from the Legislature’s transportation budget

The Legislature passed a $9.98 billion, 2019-21 transportation budget Sunday — the final day of the 2019 session — on a 49-0 vote in the...Read More

Q&A: Rep. Laurie Jinkins on the Long-Term Care Trust Act & the 2019 session

Rep. Laurie Jinkins represents Washington’s 27th Legislative District, which covers most of northern Tacoma. She chairs the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee and sits...Read More

Where Inslee’s bills stand with two session days left

With a little over two days left, legislators have done the legwork to get 12 Inslee-request bills over the finish line....Read More

Q&A: Sen. Randi Becker on telemedicine & mental health this session

"My vision is: In the future, we’ll probably never have to go see a doctor. That doctor will be available to us, probably, 24/7."...Read More