Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks at a news conference Tuesday in Seattle. The likely Democratic presidential candidate announced a proposal for a public health insurance option for Washington state residents. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks at a news conference Tuesday in Seattle. The likely Democratic presidential candidate announced a proposal for a public health insurance option for Washington state residents. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Gov. Inslee pushes public health insurance statewide

Rising costs are causing some insurers to abandon the individual market in largely rural counties.

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