Tag Archives: Washington

Washington Declares Emergency For Measles Outbreak: How This Affects You

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency due to the continuing measles outbreak. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Still think that telling people to avoid vaccination doesn’t have consequences? Here are the latest consequences of people not getting the measles vaccine. On Friday, Jay Inslee, Governor of the state of Washington declared a State… Read More »

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »