The Community Health Network of Washington works to raise awareness and educate the public about health care and policy issues that affect community health centers, our patients and the programs that serve them. The following media stories feature health center priorities.

2011 Media

December 23, 2011 - The price we pay for health-care cuts is more than we save (Renton Reporter)

December 19, 2011 - ICHS part of community vigil to support health center funding (NW Asian Weekly)

December 19, 2011 - Concerned that budget cuts will affect health-care system (Bothell/Kenmore Reporter)

December 04, 2011 - Local View: State needs more revenue to prevent health care cuts (The Columbian)

December 01, 2011 - Let the voters decide the quality of health care we'll have (The Olympian)

December 01, 2011 - Video: Budget cuts could force cutbacks at CHAS (KXLY Spokane)

November 30, 2011 - CHAS rallies to preserve state funding. Budget cuts would reduce medical services (The Spokesman-Review)

November 28, 2011 - Family Friendly: Health center treats thousands at discounted fees (The Daily News Online)

November 25, 2011 - Just Fix It: health care (Seattle Times)

November 21, 2011 - Eliminating Washington's Basic Health Plan will hurt economic recovery (Seattle Times)

October 30, 2011 - VIDEO: Real cuts, real people: Six stories behind Gregoire's budget cuts (King 5, Up Front)

October 29, 2011 - For Gregoire, a subtle change on taxes (Seattle Times)

October 27, 2011 - Gregoire unveils proposed cuts to state budget (The Columbian)

October 27, 2011 - Gregoire plans major cuts to basic health, education (KOMOnews.com)

October 27, 2011 - Gregoire plans major budget cuts, blasts Wall Street (KING 5)

October 09, 2011 - A passion for family medicine (Seattle Times)

September 22, 2011 - Letter to the Editor: State revenue forecast down; more budget cuts needed (Seattle Times)

September 16, 2011 - Health care for poor at risk with state budget woes (seattlepi.com)

June 20, 2011 - The Most Difficult Budget Year (Hospitals and Health Networks)

April 17, 2011 - Health clinics expanding, but also cutting services (KPLU.org)

April 16, 2011 - Woman sues after state drops her from Basic Health coverage (The Herald)

April 10, 2011 - Letter to the Editor: Safety net programs save in long run (The Columbian)

April 07, 2011 - Letter to the Editor: House Democrats outline plan to close state budget (Seattle Times)

April 06, 2011 - Letter to the Editor: LEGISLATURE: Clinic cuts will tear holes in safety net (The News Tribune)

March 28, 2011 - First anniversary of national health reform is a time for hope and concern (The Olympian)

March 26, 2011 - The wrong targets at the wrong time (The Herald)

March 23, 2011 - State's budget deficit reaches $5 billion (Seattle Times)

March 23, 2011 - Op-Ed: The Affordable Care Act One Year Later (Rainier Valley Post)

March 22, 2011 - Many who lost Basic Health may still qualify (KNDU Tri-Cities)

March 19, 2011 - OUR VIEW | Amid budget cuts, don't ignore our most vulnerable (The Kitsap Sun)

March 19, 2011 - Kitsap social service leaders brace for state, federal cuts (The Kitsap Sun)

March 18, 2011 - State budget shortfall at $5.3 billion (The Olympian)

March 11, 2011 - Op-Ed: Savings of the state Disability Lifeline program should be preserved (Seattle Times)

March 07, 2011 - Two Basic Health updates (KNDU Tri-Cities)

February 22, 2011 - Op-Ed: MY TURN | Cuts would create 5,000 more uninsured in Kitsap (Kitsap Sun)

February 18, 2011 - Video: Health care, education cut in state budget (King 5)

February 16, 2011 - Will WA Offer Life Support to Basic Health Plan? (Public News Service)

February 10, 2011 - States face health care cutbacks (USA Today)

February 09, 2011 - Health Programs On The Chopping Block As States Gird For Drop In Federal Aid (Kaiser Health News)

January 30, 2011 - Op-Ed: Local View: Will state protect - or abandon - vulnerable residents? (The Columbian)

January 25, 2011 - Basic Health: Budget Cuts Cost Jobs, Hurt Seniors (PubliCola)

January 25, 2011 - Letter to the Editor: Proposal has serious health consequences (Seattle Times)

January 25, 2011 - Letter to the Editor: Health care part of society's infrastructure (Seattle Times)

January 23, 2011 - Editorial: Health care conversation misses the real problem (The Spokesman-Review)

January 23, 2011 - Editorial: Expect more tragedies amid state health care cutbacks (The Olympian)

January 20, 2011 - Clinics face crisis, CHAS chief says (The Spokeman-Review)

January 18, 2011 - Blog: Unclear where money would come from to save Basic Health (The News Tribune)

January 14, 2011 - State Health, Disability Plans Will Survive, Majority Leader Says (Kitsap Sun)

January 13, 2011 - Amid budget crisis, hard health-care decisions: Where to cut? (Seattle Times)

January 13, 2011 - Community health centers face increased demand, lower funding (Kitsap Sun)

January 13, 2011 - Blog: Medicaid waiver spurs work session on social safety net (Senate Democrats)

January 12, 2011 - Video: Senate Health and Long-Term Care Committee - Work Session

January 01, 2011 - Finding Community: Facing the tension between individualism and the common good (Pacific Northwest Magazine)