Inside Olympia: Bills still alive after chamber-of-origin cutoff

Tuesday, Feb. 15 marked the cutoff for bills to pass out of their chamber of origin. Bills still alive will next advance through committees in the opposite chamber... Read More >>

This Inside Olympia covers bills that are alive after important cutoff dates

This Inside Olympia covers bills that are alive after important cutoff dates... Read More >>

Inside Olympia: Nurse staffing companion receives hearing, WSHA to support bill to increase SANEs in rural areas

WSHA once more testified against the harmful nurse staffing legislation this week. We are pleased to report that we had hundreds of allies sign in against the legislation, in addition... Read More >>

Inside Olympia: Advocacy week is here, nurse staffing companion bill bumped back, guardianship bill introduced

We are pleased to report that more than 650 health care advocates signed in against HB 1868 last week, making their voices heard against a bill that would impose rigid staffing minimums and impose other regulations hampering hospital staffing.... Read More >>

Inside Olympia: Nurse staffing bill to get a hearing this week

Though we are only in the second week of this year’s legislative session, numerous important bills are quickly being introduced and given hearings... Read More >>

Inside Olympia: Legislative session 2022 is now underway

The 2022 legislative session begins today. This year’s session is the second in the two-year biennium and will last for 60 days, making it a “short” session... Read More >>

Details of the governor’s 2022 supplemental budget

Today's edition of Inside Olympia includes details for the governor's 2022 supplemental budget... Read More >>

Inside Olympia: Gov. Inslee Releases His 2022 Supplemental Budget

We appreciate the governor's investment in WSHA’s priority areas outlined below. Unfortunately, new health care spending in this budget is focused on transitioning out of federal pandemic programs... Read More >>

Inside Olympia: 2021 Legislative Session Concludes

WSHA’s work now turns to empowering members to build legislative relationships, advocating during rulemaking and new law implementation, and planning for the next legislative session... Read More >>

Inside Olympia: Legislature Reaches Budget Agreement

The budget is very positive for hospitals and health care. It continues the spending priorities we saw earlier in House and Senate proposals... Read More >>

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