Poverty & Basic Needs

Poverty & Basic Needs

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Strong communities, healthy families, and a thriving economy that benefit us all: That is the future we want for Washington state. Yet too many people are struggling to just get by. Our state legislature must make sure that everyone can afford the basics and have the opportunity to thrive.

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Blog Post Progressive taxation can advance gender equity By Margaret Babayan | January 30, 2020

Blog Post The Working Families Tax Credit can help reduce housing cost pressure By Evan Walker | January 30, 2020

Fact Sheet The Working Families Tax Credit would support kids in early childhood January 28, 2020

Brief/Report Reinvest in WorkFirst/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families January 21, 2020

Blog Post Invest in neighborhoods, invest in kids By Liz Olson | October 04, 2019

Blog Post Economic security programs help everyone thrive By Liz Olson | September 26, 2019

Blog Post Protect SNAP to combat food insecurity By Jennifer Tran | September 20, 2019

Blog Post Washingtonians should oppose Trump proposal to take food away from families struggling to make ends meet By Liz Olson | August 23, 2019

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