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The Stranger: Washington State Is One (Small) Step Closer to Single-Payer Healthcare

Reporter Rich Smith from long-standing Seattle weekly The Stranger recently reported on our legislative progress and spoke with HCFA-WA program director Bevin McLeod about our next steps. 

"We're looking at very specific legislative districts where we found potential support among Republican lawmakers, and we're going to be working really hard between now and December to bring a lot of focus and education to those districts," she said. "We want this to be bipartisan. The next time we have a Republican legislature, we don’t want them repealing this bill.”

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Press Release: The Universal Healthcare Work Group Final Report Is Released

January 21, 2021

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 20, 2021Contact: Marcia Stedman, President, 206-261-1759 [email protected] Publicly Funded Universal Healthcare Would Save $2.4 Billion in First Year, $5.6 Billion in Subsequent Years Health Care for All-Washington (HCFA-WA) seeks to build upon the findings detailed in the Final Report of the Health Care...

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HCFA-WA Op Ed in Everett Herald by Dr. Chris Covert-Bowlds and Dr. Daniel J. Schaffer: Front-line workers call for medical care for all

September 14, 2020

From the September 11 edition of the Everett Herald:  A state work group is discussing how to build a universal health care system; your voice is needed. Register for public comment here.  Today, more than 195,000 Americans and 2,050 Washingtonians are dead from COVID-19....

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