As food-stamp recipients see grocery budgets tighten, state proposals would shift money to already strained and short-staffed local services.
In King County, public health ambassadors with cultural connections help break down patient/provider barriers.
States were given a narrow window to fix long-standing flaws before federal agencies divvy $42B in infrastructure funds.
After billions in telecom subsidies, it may take a new public approach to connect some 'last mile' areas like rural Grays Harbor County to broadband.
Even with $605 million in federal aid, the state can't catch up with its growing maintenance backlog.
A 'once-in-a-generation' project could help Washington coastal cities Hoquiam and Aberdeen hold off economically devastating climate disasters.
Amid a retention crisis, rural hospitals turned to pricey travel-nurse agencies with little oversight or transparency. Now they need a way forward.
WA Recovery Watch published over 30 stories on funding delays, disparities and unspent aid. Here's what came from that reporting — and what's next.