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While states and municipalities warm up to single-payer, the House Budget Committee has requested information from the Congressional Budget Office about single-payer health care proposals. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Washington state is the latest to jump on the single-payer bandwagon, with Democratic Governor Jay Inslee announcing that Democratic lawmakers in the state would be proposing legislation to provide state residents a public health insurance option—thus pushing Washington closer to single-payer health care.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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