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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 Gonzaga University...
Health Insurers Abandon 2 Washington Counties
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state insurance commissioner's office says that residents in two counties — Klickitat and Grays Harbor — may have limited health insurance options next year because no insurers have filed to sell plans there. Commissioner Mike Kreidler's office said Thursday that under state law, if no health insurer is available in a particular county, the only option for residents is co
Inslee Slams Congress’ Vote on Health Care
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee slammed Congress' vote to repeal and replace the national health care plan enacted under former President Barack Obama. Talking with reporters Thursday, Inslee said that if the House bill were to become law, "it will kick people off of their health insurance, Democrats and Republicans alike...
GOP pushes Pruitt to a Vote; Trump on NAFTA
Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee suspend committee rules and approve the nomination of Scott Pruitt to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Democrats on the panel did not show up for a second straight day Thursday, and the GOP majority voted 11-0 to send the nomination of Pruitt to the full Senate for a vote...
Data Breach at Community Health Plan of Washington
SEATTLE (AP) — Almost 400,000 current and former members of the Community Health Plan of Washington have had personal information exposed in a data breach. The Seattle Times reports that the nonprofit is sending letters to 381,534 individuals on Wednesday notifying them of the breach...
More Than 200,000 Sign Up For Health Insurance in Washington
SEATTLE (AP) — More than 200,000 people signed up for health insurance in Washington state during the open enrollment period that ended Sunday. State officials say people who couldn't sign up because of computer problems on Saturday, should contact Washington Healthplanfinder because they may be given extra time to finish their applications. ...
There really is something good about baseball
I just love this time of year. Spring is in the air and it's the start of baseball season. I'm watching Seattle Mariners games on TV again, and my laptop is streaming the San Diego Padres -- my two favorite teams. I've met some great people through sports...

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