Tag: Federal Issues


Puget Sound Day on the Hill

Last week, several County representatives made a trip to Washington D.C. for Puget Sound Day on the Hill. Commissioners and Councilmembers from Pierce, Kitsap, Jefferson, Island and San Juan Counties participated in discussions and small group meetings with Washington’s congressional delegates and federal agencies. The common theme that arose in almost all of the discussions was, “We’re running out of

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Public Health on the Hill

Last week, WSALPHO attended the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) annual Public Health on the Hill in Washington DC. As the state affiliate for Washington, WSALPHO has an important role in communicating the importance of local public health and the need for stable funding at the federal level to support local programs. Joined by two local

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Senator Cantwell on SALT

Clark County, Vancouver, WA -United States Senator, Maria Cantwell addressed the citizens of Clark County about the importance of the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction to middle-class families in Washington State. The current tax plan in the United States Congress does not include the state and local tax deduction. In October, WSAC’s Executive Board joined Governor Inslee in warning
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