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Diversity at U.S. medical schools has barely inched forward in the past 40 years, and underrepresented students still face countless barriers to getting a medical degree.
The state Legislature passed the ban on single-use plastic bags with bipartisan support in 2020, but the pandemic has delayed its implementation.
The recent cancellation of ICE contracts and possible action from the Washington state Legislature could curtail detention in the near future.
Washington mandates language-access services for patients who speak limited English, but lack of oversight means many fall through the cracks. A growing immigrant population means that these services are more crucial than ever.
Students who depend on part-time jobs to help pay tuition and other expenses are making difficult choices during the COVID-related economic downturn.
June 19 is already celebrated as the end of slavery in the United States. Lawmakers are debating making it an official government holiday.