A Washington state employee is under criminal investigation as new audits reveal how vulnerable the state's Employment Security Department was to a $640 million fraud...
Nursing homes in Washington state struggled with adequate staffing for years. Then coronavirus struck.
Even before the pandemic, regulators found patients suffering from staffing problems in over half of the nursing homes in Washington state. But the state still lacks a sweeping response.
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- Boeing altered key switches in 737 MAX cockpit, limiting ability to shut off MCAS
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- Amid serious violations at Washington’s private psychiatric hospitals, a regulator remained on the sidelines
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- Inspection reports for private psychiatric hospitals in Washington state
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