[ Friday, March 07, 2014 ]
First Fine Against a County Government Unit:
Jeff [4:30 PM]
Skagit County, Washington gets the honors
. To the tune of $215,000. Ouch! Notifications were not provided, and policies weren't sufficient. Of course, in some ways this is a head-scratcher: the Skagit County Public Health Department provides healthcare services to county residents who can't otherwise afford healthcare, so that's $215,000 that the Department won't have to help those folks. Sure, those folks need protection, perhaps more than others, but still, this seems awfully punitive.
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