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In Olympia, 7th District State Representative Jacquelin Maycumber is working to pass a couple of bills that would give a helping hand to law enforcement. One is House Bill 1682, which would direct more resources for the local prevention, investigation, and prosecution of auto theft:

Another bill Maycumber sponsors is House Bill 1415, which is being called a one-word fix to the State Supreme Court's Blake Decision of two years ago dealing with drug possession. The word is “knowingly:”

Maycumber is also sponsoring a health care measure, House Bill 1713, which would create a pilot program to issue medical assistance payments to health care providers and facilities which serve a high proportion of patients enrolled in state assistance programs. The payments would pay the providers the difference between the state’s reimbursement rate and the Medicare rate, which in some cases could add up to 75% of the cost. Higher reimbursement rates are needed in rural areas to attract and keep quality health care professionals so that rural and underserved areas have access to the services they need.

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