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Politics Oregon underestimated Medicaid expansion price tag Oregon underestimated Medicaid expansion price tag
Amid the embarrassing collapse of Cover Oregon, the state's failed health insurance enrollment website, then-Gov. John Kitzhaber and lawmakers found solace in an unrelated success - a massive hike in enrollment in the Oregon Health Plan.
Politics Washington Legislature adjourns after final votes, 3 OTs Washington Legislature adjourns after final votes, 3 OTs
The Washington Legislature adjourned Friday after a marathon triple overtime session where lawmakers raised the gas tax to pay for transportation projects across the state, cut college tuition and put more money toward the state's education system.