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Ag News: Calorie Count Labels
You've seen the menus in some of the restaurants. Now, as of Monday, food retailers, including vending machines, are required to display calorie counts on menus.
McMorris Rodgers Fields Health Care Questions at Town Hall
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers held her first Spokane town hall since the 2016 election, taking questions on health care, the president and North Korea.
The Spokesman-Review reports the Republican congresswoman fielded over 20 questions Thursday at the event for 300 at Gonzag…
Government Health Insurance Markets Holding Up, Barely
Enough insurers are planning to sell coverage on the Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges next year to keep those markets working in most parts of the country.
Competition has dwindled, however, and another round of steep price hikes is expected to squeeze consumers who don't receive b…
WA Governor Says Health Care Analysis Confirms Worst Fears
OLYMPIA  (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says say that a nonpartisan analysis of the Republican plan to replace the national health care law "confirms our worst fears."
Monday's report by the Congressional Budget Office projects that 14 million people nationwide would lose coverage next y…
House OKs Bill to Maintain Preventative Health Coverage
OLYMPIA (AP) — The Washington House has passed a measure that seeks to ensure that preventative health coverage benefits remain intact in the state, regardless of what happens at the federal level.
The measure passed the Democratic-controlled chamber Wednesday on a bipartisan 70-28 vote and now…
Law Firm Says Complaint Prompted Gonzaga to Change Policy
SPOKANE (AP) — Gonzaga University has changed its health insurance policy for pregnant women after a law firm alleged the school was illegally denying maternity care to dependents of employees.
The Spokesman-Review reported Thursday that the National Women's Law Center filed a complaint in 2013, clai…
Inslee, Kreidler Ask McMorris Rodgers to Help Save Obamacare
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two of the state's prominent Democrats are asking its most powerful congressional Republican to help save Obamacare.
Gov. Jay Inslee and Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler wrote a letter Thursday to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in an effort to save the Affordable Car…

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