social services

Senate Passes $43 Billion State Budget Proposal
OLYMPIA  (AP) — The Senate has passed a $43 billion two-year state budget proposal that relies, in part, on a statewide property tax earmarked for education, while also making cuts to some social services.
The spending plan, which cleared the Senate on a 25-24 vote in the early morning hours of Frida…
Over a Thousand Call Themselves Homeless in Yakima County
The annual count of the area's homeless is set for Jan. 31. It is called the Point In Time Survey and an important count to many area social service agencies. The numbers are used to gain valuable grants and other assistance to help the homeless in Yakima County. Eve...