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Gov. Jay Inslee criticizes Senate's proposed cuts to Western State Hospital - State of Reform
Gov. Jay Inslee came out strongly against the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus’ proposed budget for the 2017-2019 biennium and highlighted the suggested cuts to Western State Hospital. The MCC would increase funding to mental health care by $250 million, but they focus those monies toward community-based mental health care. “The budget does not fund reforms that …