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Insurance Commissioner: ‘Trumpcare Is a Case of Robin Hood in Reverse’

It’s still unclear how many people in Washington could lose coverage, but it may be worse than predicted.

Insurance Commissioner Says Washington Residents Will Lose Coverage Under GOP Plan

“Guaranteeing ‘access’ does not guarantee that people have affordable coverage.”

Transit Supporters: Don’t Forget Why We Approved ST3 to Begin With

With ST foes on the attack, the people who led ST3 to victory last fall are speaking up.

Hackles Raised As Teatro ZinZanni’s Eviction Draws Near

With no firm place to go, the dinner theater says the opera could give them more time, but is refusing.

Former Mexican Consul: Citizenship Is a Powerful (and Realistic) Shield For Many Immigrants in U.S.

A symposium in Kirkland last week discussed immigration in the age of Trump.

Mayor Murray Pitches New Tax on Soda

He says it will help the city raise $16 million for education services for students of color.

How Good is “Good”? Digging Into Those Food Safety Emojis

As the signs proliferate across King County, questions remain on whether food safety should be graded on a curve.

Cops Still Mum On Shooting Outside Alt-Right Speech

Meanwhile, UW continues to grapple with questions of what free speech really means.

10 Days After Milo, Tension Still High at UW Over Speech Rules

The university president takes responsibility, but what will be done going forward is unclear.

King County Unveils Emoji-Based Food Safety System

They’re like little texts, sent from your local health department.

Feds Lay Out Possible Plans for Bringing Grizzlies Back to Washington

Four alternatives to bring at least 200 self-sustained grizzlies in the North Cascades.

Washington Residents Are Flocking to the State Health Care Exchange

The marketplace has proven popular with Washingtonians, even as GOP leaders consider ways to dismantle the law that created it.