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A Pathway to Washington’s Future Healthcare System

A Conversation with Key Decision Makers Join Alliance for a Healthy Washington’s celebratory virtual cocktail hour to be the first to hear what was accomplished + what’s next! Please join us in celebrating AHW’s wins (including passing the first-in-the-nation permanent universal healthcare commission, new partners both locally and nationally) at our now virtual cocktail hour on Saturday, September 18th at 5 pm via Zoom. Hear from local and national leaders on the path forward from here and enjoy performances from local musicians. Currently Confirmed Commissioner Hilary Franz Vicki Lowe, American Indian Health Commission Representative Nicole Macri Bob Marsalli, CEO of… Read More »A Pathway to Washington’s Future Healthcare System

Inslee Signs Bill Creating Permanent Universal Health Care Commission

E2SSB 5399 Sets Foundation for Transition to a Universally Financed Health Care System Alliance for a Healthy Washington helped draft and pass legislation signed by Governor Inslee on May 13, 2021. The legislation sets up a permanent universal healthcare commission to begin work on transitioning the state to a universally financed healthcare system.  E2SSB 5399 is the next critical step for our state to take in achieving a system that could save individuals, families, small businesses, large businesses, and the state billions each year once a unified financing system has been established, while responding to the moral imperative we face… Read More »Inslee Signs Bill Creating Permanent Universal Health Care Commission

2021 Legislative Agenda

AHW welcomes Teamsters Joint Council & American Indian Health Commission as our newest members. Alliance for a Healthy Washington remains committed to its mission to secure for all Washingtonians sustainable, fair, and transformative health care policy that advances our health care system while also addressing our current health care crises. We would like to extend a warm welcome to two of our newest members – Teamsters Joint Council and the American Indian Health Commission. Thank you for your support. Together we are stronger. AHW members met on Dec. 18, 2020 to adopt an agenda listing their priorities for the 67th… Read More »2021 Legislative Agenda

Countdown to Session

2020 Year in Review Dear AHW Community,  Wow, what a whirlwind of a year this has been – and that’s putting it mildly. I sincerely hope that each of you and your loved ones are safe and healthy during this unprecedented time in our human history. So much has transpired that it’s hard to write about it, so I will stick to what has happened for our small but mighty AHW community in the last year. To put it simply, we have been busy! 2020 Legislative Session – At our first annual membership meeting in Dec. 2019, we adopted a… Read More »Countdown to Session