Jerry Cornfield

Jerry Cornfield

Jerry Cornfield is a reporter for the Washington State Standard. He joined the Standard after 20 years covering Olympia statehouse news for The Everett Herald. Earlier in his career, he worked for daily and weekly papers in Santa Barbara, California.

WA lawmakers push for greater access to fertility services for service members and veterans

By: - September 18, 2023

Every other Thursday, Dr. Ginny Ryan provides counsel and treatment for veterans, mostly women, whose ability to start families is complicated by the rules of the military in which they served. Veterans and active duty service members unable to conceive children naturally can face hurdles as the military health plan doesn’t cover reproductive assistance, such […]

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Seven state treasurers urge Federal Trade Commission to oppose Albertsons, Kroger merger

By: - August 25, 2023

Washington state Treasurer Mike Pellicciotti and six other state treasurers are urging federal regulators to oppose a merger of the nation’s two largest grocery store chains. The seven state officials sent a letter Wednesday to the Federal Trade Commission warning of  “significant adverse effects” if Kroger, the nation’s largest supermarket chain, is allowed to acquire […]