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Cassie Sauer: House passes American Health Care Act

| May 4, 2017 | Washington

Below is the message that Cassie Sauer, WSHA CEO, sent to hospital chief executive officers earlier today. We are very disappointed to report that earlier today the House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (217-213). We remain opposed to this piece of legislation that would strip health...[ Read More ]

WSHA's legislative, budget priorities

| Jan 12, 2016 | Washington

The 2016 legislative session is now underway, and this year’s session is slated to be a short one. This year, a supplemental budget year, our top budget priority is mental health, which Governor Jay Inslee also identified as a major need in his December supplemental budget. We are hoping to...[ Read More ]

Release from WSHA on Governor's Budget

| Dec 17, 2015 | Washington

Governor’s budget released: Mental Health gets much-needed support Governor Inslee today released his revisions to the 2015-2017 biennial budget, placing priority on education, relief for the state’s devastating 2015 wildfires and urgent mental health needs. The Governor had an additional $245 million in revenue to work with, in part thanks...[ Read More ]