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Tell your legislators: no more cuts to social services

(NOTE: The regular legislative session starts on Monday, January 9. If you’re interested in meeting face-to-face with your legislators, click here for a list of planned citizen lobby days. – ed.)

From Dina Burstein and the Health Care For All Committee:

The Washington State special legislative session failed to fix the $2 billion revenue shortfall in the 2011-2013 state budget. Seven intrepid TBA members went to Olympia during the first week of the special session to lobby against health care cuts and to urge the passage of a fair budget revenue package. Continue reading

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Health Care For All in Olympia

Five intrepid members of TBA’s Health Care for All (HCFA) Committee met with Washington state legislators and fellow TBA members Senator Adam Kline (D-37th) and Representative Reuven Carlyle (D-36th) on Thursday, December 1, to express their opinions about the state’s budget priorities for the special session and beyond.

“No more cuts to education, health care and social services” was the message, Continue reading