The Seattle Times’ Sunday editorial discussed how the Affordable Care Act has the potential to reduce health disparities across Washington state and King County. Below are two interactive maps that use the latest data available to show obvious differences between the northern and southern parts of the county. The map on the left side shows the…More
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Civil Disagreement is an occasional feature of the Seattle Times editorial board. Here Bruce Ramsey and Lynne K. Varner offer dramatically different takes on the federal budget battle and the government shutdown. This interactive includes a poll about American sentiment toward the political standoff. [do action=”custom_iframe” url=”http://hosted.ap.org/interactives/2013/us-budget-2013/?SITE=wasee” width=”630″ height=”500″ scrolling=””/]More
President Obama’s Affordable Care Act had no more zealous opponent than Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Guess who now backs Medicaid expansion? Scott becomes the seventh GOP governor to move toward broader health-care coverage via the president’s plan. An estimated 1 million low-income Florida residents could become eligible for insurance, with the federal government picking up…More