Retirement Readiness - Washington State Retirement Preparedness Study
Washingtonians aren’t saving enough for retirement, at the risk of spending their later years with diminishing standards of living and more reliance on public safety net programs. To better understand this issue and how it impacts Washington, the Washington State Legislature directed the Department of Commerce to study the retirement preparedness of Washington
residents, based on region, age, type of employment, and income.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee promises state action on net-neutrality protections
Gov. Jay Inslee joined Attorney General Bob Ferguson, legislators, and business leaders to announce state plans to preserve an open internet and protect Washington consumers from internet companies that are not transparent about costs or services.
Bill Gates investing $50 million to fund research to fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Billionaire Bill Gates is personally investing $50 million to help fund research to find a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia Gates says has struck members of his own family.
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, which destroys memory and other mental processes, so Gates said he is investing his own money in the Dementia Discovery Fund, a private-public partnership to search for a solution.
To move our legislative priorities forward, we need a LARGER VOICE! Once again, we will be teaming up with Washington Education Association Retired (WEA-R) for Legislative Day 2018. Their issues are the same as ours including reminding[...]
On Advocacy Day we update our legislators on the important work of implementing the Washington State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. Schedule includes an issue briefing followed by visits to legislators. Transportation[...]
Allenbrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Memphis is part of a chain of businesses that produced $145 million in revenue over eight years, from which the owners and their families’ trusts took 28 percent in distributions. In what has become an increasingly common business arrangement, owners
About 15 million Americans will have either Alzheimer’s dementia or mild cognitive impairment by 2060, up from approximately 6.08 million this year, according to a new study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The findings highlight the need to develop measures that could
Governor Inslee sent a letter November 14, 2017 to the Washington State congressional delegation urging them to reject the Republication tax proposals being rushed through Congress. The governor's letter, and a twelve-page memo that accompanied it, detailed a number of ways the tax plan would adversely