Published on June 27, 2017

OLYMPIA – Responding to ever-dwindling options in the state’s individual health insurance market, as well as uncertainty around the future of the federal Affordable Care Act, Rep. Marcus Riccelli, D-Spokane, has introduced legislation allowing people in communities where no individual… READ MORE

Published on June 22, 2017

State budget negotiations are down to the wire A THIRD special session is underway in Olympia. Why is it taking so long to reach a budget agreement? Democrats have a majority in the state House, while Republicans have a majority… READ MORE

Published on May 23, 2017

Improving access to dental care in our community Last month, the Spokesman Review published a piece I wrote about the importance of expanding dental care access, especially for low-income adults, pregnant women, and children. This issue was originally brought to… READ MORE

Published on May 5, 2017

OLYMPIA – A bill that will help ease the high demand for physicians in Washington state, including through the use of telemedicine, was signed by Governor Jay Inslee this morning in Olympia. House Bill 1337, sponsored by Rep. Marcus Riccelli,… READ MORE

Published on April 21, 2017

Session wrap-up The 2017 regular legislative session will officially end this Sunday, April 23rd. In my final video of the session, I discuss what’s left to do and how Spokane benefits from the transportation and capital budgets passed by the… READ MORE

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