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Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH as the new Washington state secretary of health starting December 21. Dr. Shah currently serves as executive director and local health authority for Harris County Public Health in Texas.   “Dr. Shah brings an unrivaled expertise, knowledge and passion for public health,” Inslee said. “His …

Story  Last week, the Trump administration announced its final rule rolling back health care protections for transgender patients.  Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler today announced action to enact emergency rulemaking that will protect transgender Washingtonians’ access to health care. The emergency rule will implement HB 2338, which took effect on June 11, prohibiting discrimination by health insurers in Washington.  “This rule …

FRANKLIN COUNTY, WA – While the majority of Washingtonians are embracing Stay at Home orders- Franklin County Commissioners voted this morning to defy Governor Inslee and reopen the county for business.    “Franklin County- we support the re-opening for all builders and small businesses that want to work- they key words are.. that want to …

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night he’s “withdrawing” from the 2020 presidential race, as the Democrat said “it’s become clear” he didn’t have a shot at winning the primary. Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it’s become clear that he won’t win. He has kept the option of running for a third term …