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Upcoming Events

Oct
18
Wed
5:00 pm 2017 Legislative Reception @ Hotel Murano - Torcello/Burano and Living Rm- 2nd Floor
2017 Legislative Reception @ Hotel Murano - Torcello/Burano and Living Rm- 2nd Floor
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Oct
24
Tue
10:00 am Sequim Alzheimer’s Town Hall @ Shipley Center
Sequim Alzheimer’s Town Hall @ Shipley Center
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We’re happy to release the dates for our 2017 Town Halls! A town hall is your opportunity to learn how Washington state is combating Alzheimer’s disease and to ask the questions YOU want answers too.[...]
2:00 pm Bremerton Alzheimer’s Town Hall @ Norm Dicks Government Center
Bremerton Alzheimer’s Town Hall @ Norm Dicks Government Center
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
We’re happy to release the dates for our 2017 Town Halls! A town hall is your opportunity to learn how Washington state is combating Alzheimer’s disease and to ask the questions YOU want answers too.[...]
Nov
1
Wed
10:00 am Everett Alzheimer’s Town Hall @ Carl Gipson Senior Center
Everett Alzheimer’s Town Hall @ Carl Gipson Senior Center
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
We’re happy to release the dates for our 2017 Town Halls! A town hall is your opportunity to learn how Washington state is combating Alzheimer’s disease and to ask the questions YOU want answers too.[...]

A Conversation with Mike Kreidler

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    Family of 4 needs $76,000 just to ‘scrape by’ in Seattle,…

    The amount a family of four needs to scrape by in Seattle has risen 86 percent since 2001, and has increased at more than twice the rate of the Consumer Price Index. Diana Pearce has been calculating these basic-needs thresholds — it’s called the Self-Sufficiency Standard — since 2001. At that

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    Gov. Inslee and Ins. Commissioner Kreidler to WA Congressional…

    This is a letter from Governor Inslee and Insurance Commissioner Kreidler to the Washington Congressional Delegation urging them to to oppose the proposed Cassidy-Graham legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.  This letter outlines the  dramatic adverse impacts this legislation

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    ALTSA’s 2018 Request Legislation fact sheets

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