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Support health reform

If our elected officials in Congress would spend the same amount of time supporting the Affordable Care Act and the benefit it’s going to be to those who need insurance instead of reading “Green Eggs and Ham” and talking about movies while on our dime, they might be able to get something good done for the citizens who need it the most.

Shirley Maike

Medical Lake


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Editorial: Washington state lawmakers scramble to keep public in the dark

State lawmakers want to create a legislative loophole in Washington’s Public Records Act. While it’s nice to see Democrats and Republicans working together for once, it’s just too bad that their agreement is that the public is the enemy. As The Spokesman-Review’s Olympia reporter Jim Camden explained Feb. 22, lawmakers could vote on a bill today responding to a court order that the people of Washington are entitled to review legislative records.