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Gregoire says court ‘victory’ keeps state in forefront

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on June 28, 2012 at 1:58 pm | No Comments »
June 28, 2012 1:58 pm

Gov. Chris Gregoire says today’s Supreme Court ruling upholding federal health reform is a victory and a relief for Washington state and its people, and she said the Evergreen State is leading the country on the health reform path.

The Democratic governor, who is nearing the final six months of her final term, invoked the recent cancer diagnosis of her husband, Mike, and said thousands of Washington residents will now have the same comfort she did in not worrying about insurance coverage to help cover treatment costs.

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