Advocacy

Advocacy

The Washington Food Coalition follows current events that may affect nutrition programs that our members utilize to serve their communities. We also pay close attention to the many related programs that serve the families we serve every day. Many of these programs work in tandem with our efforts to support people through a hard time and hopefully into a better place. 
For more information about nutrition programs, our legislative agenda, and the latest happenings and actions you can take, check out our latest updates, what we are watching, and follow us on Facebook or twitter.
 

What We Are Watching in the 2017 Legislative Session

Currently we are in the midst of Washington State's legislative session that will set a budget and priorities for the 2017-2019 biennium.

Legislative priorities for us this year have been developed in partnership with the Anti-Hunger and Nutrition Coalition.

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Advocacy Updates: Here's the Latest

The White House budget and what that means in our communities:

If you don’t know about the White House budget released last week, then you have likely happily been on a news fast. There are many stories circulating, many in strong opposition to severe cuts and all out elimination of many programs reflected in this budget proposal. These cuts are made in order ostensibly to provide significant tax cuts to the wealthy in hopes that this action will spur on a rapid and impressive round of economic growth that will in turn magically increase revenues.

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