Gov. Jay Inslee, surrounded by Democratic lawmakers, talks to reporters after the Legislature adjourned its 105-day legislative session April 29 in Olympia. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

Gov. Jay Inslee, surrounded by Democratic lawmakers, talks to reporters after the Legislature adjourned its 105-day legislative session April 29 in Olympia. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

Washington to offer first ‘public option’ insurance in US

The Legislature approved the Cascade Care plan last month, and Gov. Jay Inslee signed it into law Monday.

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