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A lawyer representing mentally ill patients who were "warehoused" in emergency rooms because no treatment beds were available urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to reject the state's request for a delay on a ban of "psychiatric boarding."
Gov. Jay Inslee is encouraging the Yakima City Council not to appeal a federal judge's order to change local elections to comply with the Voting Rights Act.
The end of a two-year impasse between grain workers and grain companies at Northwest ports is a long-awaited resolution that leaves some lingering questions.
Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency for Okanogan County following severe rainstorms earlier this month that resulted in flash floods and mudslides that blocked two state highways.
Watching Washington communities stand up to wildfires and mudslides that destroyed property and lives left Gov. Jay Inslee "humbled, inspired and, most importantly, resolute."
When the Washington Supreme Court recently banned the state and counties from warehousing the mentally ill in hospital emergency rooms, the judges put another serious funding issue squarely in the hands of the Legislature.
People who buy their own health insurance through the state's health exchange, Washington Healthplanfinder, will have more choices next year and will only see a small change in rates.
Outdoor recreation is critical to the health of residents and the economy of Washington, and should be treated it as an essential government service like transportation and public safety, concludes a draft report issued Tuesday.
When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal for shipping 48 million tons of Powder River Basin coal annually from Montana , Wyoming and North Dakota to ... (more)
Washington hospitals support a Supreme Court decision to consider a 120-day delay of a ban on sending psychiatric patients to emergency rooms, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Stassney Obregon had just enough time to apply to the Bellevue College Board of Trustees before the 19-year-old student had to return to the Phillipines to see her ailing father.
The state's ban on psychiatric boarding will not go into effect until the state Supreme Court rules on a request for a 120-day delay.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is opposing personnel cuts at Joint Base Lewis McChord, saying they would hurt the economy.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:54 pm
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