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Another shot at WA Cares

Let’s Go Washington is taking aim at the WA Cares Fund and a payroll tax that workers started paying this month with an initiative campaign.

Initiative 2124, an Initiative to the Legislature, would make participation in WA Cares optional instead of mandatory and allow workers a way out of the state-imposed, insurance-like program at any time. That would be welcome news to many people who have other life needs that demand the attention of their monthly incomes.

This should be interesting.

I like the idea of giving lawmakers another chance to find ways to help the state’s Medicaid budget when it...


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