By: Carl Segerstrom, High Country News On the campaign trail earlier this year, Oregon’s now re-elected Democratic Gov. Kate Brown stumped..
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This month, the United States Supreme Court made a ruling that is sending shock waves through the state and local..
Graham Lee Brewer, High Country News A landmark report from the Seattle Indian Health Board’s Urban Indian Health Institute paints a..
By Phil Galewitz Medicaid — which has been a political football between Washington and state capitols during the past decade —..
By Shefali Luthra Last year, nearly 60 percent of Maine residents voted to expand the state’s Medicaid program — an option..
By Michelle Andrews When Katherine Frega was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma eight years ago at age 17, she was so sick that all..
By Phil Galewitz The Trump administration wants Medicare for the first time to embrace telemedicine across the country by paying doctors..
By Brian Rinker Dressed in jailhouse orange, with hands and feet shackled, Jimi Ray Haynes stood up in a Santa Cruz..
By: Jessica Kutz The fossil fuel-friendly Trump administration has been busy rolling back environmental regulations and opening millions of acres of..
By Martha Bebinger, WBUR States serve as “laboratories of democracy,” as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously said. And states..
By Chad Terhune In the shadow of Silicon Valley, the hub of the world’s digital revolution, California officials still submit their..