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Tag: Dorothy Frost Teeter


Gov. Jay Inslee fills top jobs at Commerce, Health Care, Military

Gov. Jay Inslee looked far afield and close to home to fill two key positions in his Cabinet.

Today he tapped federal Medicare and Medicaid official Dorothy Frost Teeter to lead the Health Care Authority, one of the state agencies that handles the most money and the one that is taking the lead on implementing President Barack Obama’s health law. She will be familiar with Washington, having been an official at Seattle King County Public Health and an executive at Group Health Cooperative.

He announced today that his new Commerce director will be Brian Bonlender, who ran Inslee’s congressional office and

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