Assembly Bill 3087 wants to put a cap on health care costs. If you ignore the yelling from proponents and opponents, you'll see it creates the same marketplace that we have for drugs, whose prices continue to rise with little benefit to the real purchasers. (That would be you and me.)
New legislation might be the key to bringing opposing political parties together in this Pacific Northwest state. The state penalizes drivers — which bicycle commuters cheered. But now officials have created a special tax on cyclists, too, and that has united the left and right in mutual outrage.