Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Senate plan would cost 22 million Americans their health insurance, fires ignite in central Washington, and morning headlines

Posted By on Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 9:07 AM


ON INLANDER.COM


click to enlarge Alice Jacobs, a 90-year-old from Virginia, relies on Medicaid for health insurance. - KHUE BUI/THE NEW YORK TIMES
  • Khue Bui/The New York Times
  • Alice Jacobs, a 90-year-old from Virginia, relies on Medicaid for health insurance.
NEWS: 22 million more people would be left without health insurance by 2026 under the Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. That's slightly better than the 23 million who would be left uninsured in the House health care bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing opposition from within his own party, has delayed a vote on the bill. (New York Times)

HOOPFEST:
Check out these photos of NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant coming to Hoopfest on Sunday.

FOR FUN! Twenty-five unproven rumors about Spokane's potholes.

SPORTS: Just when we thought the Mariners were toast, a good month of June has fans' hopes up once again.


IN OTHER NEWS

Lighting strikes twice (and twice more)
Last night's storm was fun, and beautiful, but the lightning sparked fires in central Washington, burning an estimated 4,400 acres. Together, the fires in Douglas and Chelan counties are being called the Spartan Fire. (KHQ)

You've got mail, if you work for it
Mail delivery to one neighborhood in the Shadle area has been cut off due to safety concerns to the mail carriers. Now, those residents are being asked to go to the post office, something many have trouble with. (KHQ)

Say hello to the future
Washington can now say it has the first electric-vehicle-friendly scenic byway in the entire country, U.S. Highway 2 from Spokane to Everett. (Spokesman-Review)

Travel ban partially reinstated
In a small victory for the White House, the U.S. Supreme Court has permitted a limited version of President Trump's travel ban on those coming from six mostly Muslim countries. The justices will hear the the case in the fall. (Washington Post)
  • Pin It
  • Favorite
  • Email

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Today | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu
Valleyfest

Valleyfest @ CenterPlace Regional Event Center

Fri., Sept. 21, 6-9 p.m., Sat., Sept. 22, 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 23, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

More by Wilson Criscione

  • Seeing the Future
  • Seeing the Future

    Big changes lie ahead for Inland Northwest schools
    • Sep 20, 2018
  • A Higher Degree
  • A Higher Degree

    Why Spokane community colleges are now offering four-year degrees
    • Sep 20, 2018
  • Insider Insight: Darryl Potyk
  • Insider Insight: Darryl Potyk

    UW Spokane Medical School's Darryl Potyk discusses growth, interest
    • Sep 20, 2018
  • More »

Top Topics in Bloglander

News (26)


Music (4)


Arts & Culture (2)


For Fun! (2)


What's Up? (1)


© 2018 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation