Saturday, July 4, 2020

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Inslee announces statewide mask mandate

Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman today announced a statewide mandatory face covering order that will take effect Friday, June 26. The order comes after a Saturday announcement of a mandatory mask proclamation for Yakima County starting this week. The order was in response to reports of increasing case counts and a potential overwhelming of the county’s …

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Executive Board Statement on Racial Justice

OLYMPIA, June 10 – The Retired Public Employees Council Executive Board has released the following statement: “We are an organization representing more than 10,000 retirees in Washington State, advocating to protect the retirement security and healthcare of those who served the public during their careers. We dedicated our lives in public service to decent treatment for all. We value equality. …

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Kreidler extends emergency order to health insurers expanding telehealth and other coverages

From the Insurance Commissioners Office: Kreidler extends emergency order to health insurers expanding telehealth and other coverages May 22, 2020 OLYMPIA, Wash. – Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler extended his emergency order directing all state-regulated health insurers to make additional coverage changes to aid consumers during the coronavirus pandemic. His order is in effect until June 21 and requires health insurers to: Continue coverage …

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The Spring 2020 newsletter is available!

The Spring 2020 newsletter is in the mail, but you can also view it here online today! Click on the image below to view the RPEC Spring 2020 newsletter. You can find this edition as well as past editions by going to the menu bar above and selecting Publications, then Council Newsletter.

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