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.

2012 Media

December 18, 2012 - Gregoire's final budget would give $1 billion to education (KCPQ 13)

November 20, 2012 - Editorial: Medicaid expansion right course for state (Spokesman Review)

September 18, 2012 - Letter to the editor: Medicaid expansion an element in campaign for governor (Seattle Times)

June 29, 2012 - With health care law upheld, real work begins, local officials say (Columbian)

June 28, 2012 - Supreme Court health-care ruling means Washington state can move quickly (Seattle Times)

June 28, 2012 - Washington state took steps to be ready for new law (Seattle Times)

June 28, 2012 - Half million more in Wash. to qualify for Medicaid coverage (King 5)

June 20, 2012 - Federal grant to fund new Neighborcare Health clinic in Lake City (Seattle Times)

June 04, 2012 - Obama's health-care bill approved by the Supreme Court (Seattle Times)

April 12, 2012 - State lawmakers reach deal on budget after marathon negotiations (Seattle Times)

April 05, 2012 - AP: Senator on disability seeks cuts to Wash. benefits (Seattle Times)

March 28, 2012 - A Day Without a Community Health Center (blog.saveourchcs.org)

March 27, 2012 - GUEST COLUMN | Eliminating Disability Lifeline would abandon the vulnerable, increase costs (City Living Seattle)

March 27, 2012 - Keep Disability Lifeline (Bellevue Reporter)

March 15, 2012 - Not the budget we need (Yakima Herald)

March 13, 2012 - Lives on the Line: Why Democrats Need to Stop the State GOP's Terrifying Budget (The Stranger)

March 06, 2012 - BUDGET: State can be compassionate and save money (The News Tribune)

March 05, 2012 - Another Reason for Democrats to be Upset About Friday Night (Publicola.com)

March 02, 2012 - Northwest Voices | Disability Lifeline (Seattle Times)

February 29, 2012 - LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Preserve health care safety nets (Kitsap Sun)

February 28, 2012 - New budget spares education, drops reserves (The Spokesman-Review)

February 28, 2012 - Senate Democrats' spending plan receives praise, criticism (The Columbian)

February 27, 2012 - Kudos for funding crucial safety net (Everett Herald)

February 26, 2012 - Northwest Voices: Preserve basic health services (Seattle Times)

January 17, 2012 - GUEST COLUMN | Patients will suffer with further cuts to health care (South Seattle Beacon)

January 14, 2012 - MY TURN: Seeking the public's help to save health care access (Kitsap Sun)

January 11, 2012 - As numbers of uninsured rise, health cuts concerns mount (Crosscut.com)

January 07, 2012 - State must assure needy get access to health care (Yakima Herald)