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Entries in Legislative (31)



Senator Frockt’s bill expands loan repayment program in effort to ensure 
access to medical care for Washingtonians
Senator David Frockt (46th District) introduced a bill that takes immediate steps toward reducing Washington state’s serious primary care shortage and encouraging primary care providers, behavioral health practitioners, and dental professionals to practice in underserved areas. A group of Washington’s leading provider organizations representing dentists, physicians, nurses, community health centers, and hospitals applauded his leadership and put their support behind the bill.

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WSDA ACTION: Corporate Practices in Washington

The following letter was sent to all four caucuses this past week regarding the WSDA's policy on corporate ownership of dental practices. The same letter was sent to all four caucus leaders. The WSDA sent the letter at the recommendation of Brad Boswell and Vicki Christophersen, who want to ensure that all legislators are aware of our position on this issue well in advance of the legislative session. We will be following up with individual communications between key legislators and our lobbyists and grassroots dentists. 

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Hill Fundraiser A Big Success

DentPAC would like to thank all of those who contributed to, and attended, the grassroots fundraiser for State Senator Andy Hill (R-Redmond).

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Advisory Vote Related to Dental Insurance on Your November Ballot

Now that your general election ballot has arrived in your mailbox, you may have noticed that there is an advisory vote related to dentistry called Advisory Vote 5. Advisory votes are now required to be on your ballot because of the passage of Initiative 960 in 2007. These votes are non-binding and do not change state law.

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