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Monday, September 22, 2014
Last week, WPC's Health Policy Analyst, Dr. Roger Stark, testified at a Congressional hearing, conducted by the Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology, to examine the ongoing problems with the Small Business Health Option Program (SHOP) exchanges. 
Friday, September 19, 2014
In a surprise move Tuesday, the 43rd District Democrats in Seattle refused to endorse the Washington Education Association union's class-size ballot measure, Initiative 1351. State senator Jamie Pedersen (D-43, Capitol Hill) spoke against the measure, warning it would hurt legislative efforts to fund the schools in response to the McCleary decision.
Friday, September 19, 2014
First the good news, state revenue is currently projected to grow by $2.75 billion (8.2%) over 2013-15 for use in the 2015-17 budget. The bad news according to the Office of Financial Management (OFM):

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