34th District Democrats set membership meeting for Jan. 8

34th District Democrats will hold their Membership Meeting, Wednesday, January 8th at 7:00 p.m.
at The Hall at Fauntleroy 9131 California Ave S.W.

District Award Recipients

Presentation of 2013 District Awards to Bill Schrier with the Lifetime Achievement award and Cecilia Palao Vargas as PCO of the Year.

Program - Health Care Reform in Washington State: An update and look at where we go from here:

Our program focuses on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act in Washington state. Our panelists will give us a progress report on the rollout: how we’re doing compared to other states, website issues, who’s joining, and the future ahead. Moderated by Lisa Plymate, M.D., Washington State Director, Doctors for America; Copello Fellow, National Physicians Alliance, and State Committeewoman for the 34th LD Democrats. With panelists: Emily Brice, J.D., Senior Health Policy Advisor at the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner; Janet Varon, J.D., Executive Director of Northwest Health Law Advocates (NoHLA,); non-profit consumer health advocacy organization, and coordinator of Healthy Washington Coalition’s Low-Income Populations Workgroup; and Representative Eileen Cody, Chair of the Healthcare and Wellness Committee, in the State Legislature.

More Program -- 2014 State Legislative Preview

Senator Sharon Nelson, leader of the Senate Democratic Caucus, along with Representative Cody, informs the membership on the outlook for 2014 in Olympia.

Pertinent websites: http://www.drsforamerica.org/; http://www.healthywa.org/; http://www.nohla.org/; http://www.leg.wa.gov/house/representatives/Pages/cody.aspx; and http://www.leg.wa.gov/senate/senators/Pages/nelson.aspx

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