Washington State Is Flying blind in a Storm of Corporate Tax Breaks
Last year, the legislature rushed forward like a plane with its throttle wide open to approve a tax incentive package for Boeing. The cost to taxpayers: $8.7 billion through 2040. With the next legislative session beginning in January, the question now is: At what speed will lawmakers address the systemic lack of transparency and accountability in Washington's tax incentive programs?
The first White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) was held in 1961, with subsequent conferences in 1971, 1981, 1995, and 2005. These conferences have been viewed as catalysts for development of aging policy over the past 50 years. The conferences generated ideas and momentum prompting the establishment of and/or key improvements in many of the programs that represent America’s commitment to older Americans including: Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and the Older Americans Act.
Alzheimer’s State Plan: General Public Survey Around 110,000 Washingtonians have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The number will grow to 150,000 by 2025. How will Washington State prepare to meet the growing needs of affected individuals, families, and communities?Help us shape
The following links are for conference presentations by: DSHS "Focusing on the future: The Sustainability of Washington's LT Services & Supports System"; "Health & Wellness Program by Dennis Worsham, Deputy Secretary of Dept. of Health; State Budget Update by David Schumacher, Director,
There will be significant shifts in where Washington seniors live in the future. The maps show the re-distribution of the 65+ age group in our state over the next two decades. To see the projected population shifts for 2020 and 2030 go to AGE WAVE under ISSUES. If you wish to see the whole