Six full-service enrollment centers, seven broker affiliate sites to offer help to Washingtonians signing up for coverage OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced that 13 statewide locations will offer in-person assistance to Washington Healthplanfinder customers during the upcoming open enrollment period taking place Nov. 1, 2017-Jan. 15, 2018. These customer support […]
Good morning. We have some big ticket items on our radar screen: ballots, Amazon, and the Supreme Court. We detail all of those for you in this edition of the Morning Wire. Of course, our 2017 Re-Wire Policy Conference is also on the horizon. We’re recruiting speakers and sponsors now, so if you want to […]
Proposals are due to Amazon tomorrow from cities interested in recruiting the company – and its 50,000 new jobs – to the community. You can take a look at the 8-page guidance memo from Amazon here to see specifically the things they are looking for. In one of his only official acts during his short […]
The Senate passed the 2018 fiscal year budget resolution Thursday in a 51-49 vote, paving the way for tax reform. The post Senate Passes Budget Resolution Paving Way for Tax Reform appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
Tensions between the Democratic Party establishment and its left-wing base continue to emerge, and some members worry about a purge of Sanders supporters. The post Sanders Supporters in DNC Worry They’ll Be ‘Purged’ by Party Establishment appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.
Someone just paid $1.1 million for a tear-down/fixer-upper in Mountain View, California. That’s not really news, as prices in Silicon Valley have been increasingly outrageous. What’s news is that they bought the house with the provisos that the existing owner will get to live there for seven years; the buyer didn’t get to see the […]
Here’s a difference between government-run businesses and private businesses: when private businesses face competition, they are forced to innovate to survive. When government-run businesses face competition, they can regulate or tax their competitors out of business. Blackberry was once the dominant smart phone. Then came the iPhone, which reduced Blackberry subscribers from 85 million to […]
According to the Washingtonian, a transit advocacy group called TransitCenter “analyzed” the data and found that declining ridership on the Washington Metro system is “dragging down national ridership figures.” With the Metro’s numbers, the national total of heavy-rail riders is declining; without Metro, heavy-rail plus light-rail ridership is increasing. In other words, just give Metro […]