Health Care

Governor signs Schoesler’s rural-ambulance bill into law A bill prime-sponsored by Sen. Mark Schoesler making it easier for two tiny Whitman County towns to continue providing joint ambulance service was signed today by Gov. Jay Inslee. A 2017 state law allows rural ambulance-service providers to overcome personnel shortages by allowing ambulance drivers who don’t have first aid... Read More...
Senate passes Schoesler’s rural ambulance bill The Senate today approved a bill prime-sponsored by Sen. Mark Schoesler that would make it easier for two tiny Whitman County towns to continue providing joint ambulance service. Schoesler’s proposal, Senate Bill 5198, was passed 48-1. It now goes to the House of Representatives for consideration. A 2017 state law... Read More...
Schoesler offers bill to help rural communities maintain ambulance service It can be a challenge for very small, rural communities to provide ambulance service for their citizens. A bill prime-sponsored by Sen. Mark Schoesler aims to make it easier for two tiny Whitman County towns, Garfield and Farmington, to continue providing joint ambulance service. Schoesler’s proposal, Senate Bill 5198, has... Read More...
Sen. Schoesler testifies on SB 5592.
Schoesler bill to help rural ambulance service advances in Senate It can be a challenge for very small, rural communities to provide ambulance service for their citizens. A bill prime-sponsored by Sen. Mark Schoesler aims to make it easier for two tiny Whitman County towns, Garfield and Farmington, to continue providing joint ambulance service. Schoesler’s proposal, Senate Bill 5592, was... Read More...