The federal government has granted Washington state a temporary extension from enforcement of tough new requirements for proof of U.S. residency for driver’s licenses and other government-sanctioned ID.
The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is getting $27 million from the federal government to improve its customer web site.
People who buy their own health insurance in Washington state can expect rates to go up in 2015, but probably not as fast as insurance costs increased in the years before federal health care reform took effect.
Payment comes as President Obama tours landslide area.
Washington state has won a performance bonus of $7.8 million from the federal government for signing thousands of kids up for health insurance.
Washington’s medical marijuana system is “not tenable” in light of new guidance from the U.S. Justice Department about its pot-related enforcement priorities, the chief federal prosecutors in the state said Thursday.
A slight majority of Americans favor both the legalization of marijuana, and that the federal government should back off of state pot laws.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the federal government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can […]
Western WA Native American tribes say their treaty rights with the U.S. are at risk because the region is losing habitat that salmon need to survive. They say their treaty rights won’t mean much if there’s no salmon to harvest, and they’re warning the federal government that they could resort to court action if more isn’t done.
The federal government says it will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by American Indian tribes over mismanagement of trust lands.