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.

2017 Media

December 18, 2017 - Inslee budget plan bites a bullet (The Olympian)

December 7, 2017 - Local, state health programs for children scramble with CHIP in limbo

December 7, 2017 - Congress risks Asian American kids and families with CHIP funding in jeopardy (Northwest Asian Weekly)

October 23, 2017 - We shouldn't play politics with our kids' health (Crosscut)

September 24, 2017 - Protect state’s commitment to covering all children (The Spokesman-Review)

September 23, 2017 - Washington state would lose $10B through 2026 with latest Obamacare repeal plan, study says (The Seattle Times)

September 22, 2017 - Washington State safety net providers urge Senate to reject Cassidy-Graham Health Care Bill (State of Reform)

September 22, 2017 - Olympia gridlock hurting low-income patients (K5 News)

September 18, 2017 - Protect Washington’s commitment to covering all kids (The Olympian)

September 16, 2017 - Community health centers in Yakima Valley hope to avoid ‘funding cliff’ (Yakima Herald)

August 24, 2017 - Lt. Gov. visits ID clinic (Northwest Asian Weekly)

August 22, 2017 - No capital budget stalls critical projects in Federal Way (Federal Way Mirror)

August 15, 2017 - Health centers’ role (Yakima Herald)

August 3, 2017 - New dental clinic being held up by state capital budget (Daily Record)

July 27, 2017 - Local nonprofits feeling impacts of stalled capital budget (Capitol Hill Times)

July 2, 2017 - Health care proposals would only make things worse in state (Yakima Herald)

June 23, 2017 - Calling their bluff: A Seattle doctor pegs what the GOP health bill is really about (The Seattle Times)

May 15, 2017 - Don’t deny the poor the opportunity for dental care (The Seattle Times)

May 14, 2017 - Letter: GOP health care is dangerous (The Columbian)

April 5, 2017 - His View: A low-income dental crisis in eastern Washington (Moscow-Pullman Daily News)

April 1, 2017 - Health leaders in Washington state seek improvements in existing health care law (Yakima Herald)

March 27, 2017 - Dental care still out of reach for many in Kitsap County (Kitsap Sun)

March 13, 2017 - Let’s expand, not take away health care | GUEST OP (Tukwila Reporter)

March 12, 2017 - POINT OF VIEW: The Peninsula’s dental health emergency (Peninsula Daily News)

February 18, 2017 - Let’s secure our health care safety net | Tuggle-Miles (Bothell-Kenmore Reporter)

February 17, 2017 - Keep our community’s health within reach | Guest Column (Redmond Reporter)

February 11, 2017 - Improved access to health care must be assured for patients (Yakima Herald)

January 26, 2017 - Washington immigrants got health coverage through Affordable Care Act (KUOW)

January 14, 2017 - Matt Driscoll: What Obamacare has meant to Tacoma’s Hilltop (The News Tribune)