With inoculation rates among the lowest in the country, the state has declined to set quantifiable goals, offer incentives or otherwise modify its approach to address the underperformance.
Department of Health
As pandemic’s one-year anniversary arrived, Gov. Gordon lifted the state mask mandate, lawmakers continued to sort through public health bills and active cases dipped below 500 for the first time since September.
Legislators will decide the fate of vulnerable children and families as they vote on whether to defund the Wraparound program, a group of UW masters’ students writes. It’s too valuable to lose, they opine.
Lawmakers resumed in-person session work this week. One bill discussed would give elected officials more power over health orders.
As lawmakers — many vaccinated — prepare for a redesigned session amid steady infection improvements, Gov. Gordon relaxes some restrictions.