White House Conference on Aging Launches Series of Regional Forums to Engage Public January 14th, 2015 Meeting locations include Seattle, WA on April 9, 2015.
Additional information on Conference activities can be found at whitehouseconferenceonaging.gov.
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?
9:18 a.m. PST January 20, 2015 New Day NW Producers, KING 5 Cathy MacCaul, AARP's Washington Advocacy Director, and Dennis Mahar, Chair of the Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging, joined host Margaret Larson to talk about issues facing the baby boomer population, as well as
The Washington State Senior citizens' Lobby is holding a Legislative Reception on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Melanie Reynolds Home, 101 Maple Park Avenue SE, Olympia, WA 98501. The Washington State Senate and the Washington State House of Representatives have been invited.
JLEC Final Report (click to read) The Joint Legislative Executive Committee on Aging and Disability Issues (Committee) was established in the 2013-15 operating budget. The Committee was charged with the responsibility to identify strategic actions to prepare for the aging of Washington's population