Rep. Jim Walsh and Rep. Joel McEntire share remarks during floor debate on hospital staffing bill, House Bill 1868

19th Legislative District Reps. Jim Walsh and Joel McEntire share remarks during floor debate on a hospital staffing bill, House Bill 1868.

The bill would require Washington hospitals to employ an estimated 10,000 additional nurses and 8,000 additional certified nursing assistants. Many hospitals simply do not have the resources to hire the large amounts of staff needed to be compliant with the provisions of the bill.

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