The state launched the new telehealth option as an expansion of the federal government's initiative to increase access to COVID treatments, and now residents who test positive can get a free telehealth appointment.
Washington lawmakers reacted with outrage after a report published by an internal Department of Veterans Affairs watchdog Friday confirmed a computer system at Spokane's VA hospital has caused nearly 150 cases of harm.
Candidates running for Secretary of State in Washington state have said that they're most concerned about cybersecurity threats posed by other countries, online misinformation and election audits.
The security, transparency and misinformation surrounding the state's election system have all emerged as top of mind for the candidates that are hoping to be Washington's next secretary of state.
During a public outreach tour this week, Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs shared some of the challenges facing elections in the state. Threats facing the process include dis- and misinformation, as well as other online threats.
Chief Information Officer Jim Weaver is getting back to basics in Washington state, reshaping IT architecture, ensuring good governance, and emphasizing trust and buy-in from agency stakeholders.