Great news this morning. After working through the night, legislators agreed upon a budget and session has come to a close! What’s in the budget? $67.1 million for the Housing Trust Fund, Housing Essential Needs fully funded, no cuts to TANF and Disability Lifeline Medical saved!
Advocacy works and we are so grateful for everyone who added their voice during this last session. Our two Firesteel priority bills, the Housing Trust Fund and EHB2048 document recording fees, both received the support they needed. It’s time to celebrate all the hard work that was put into these passing!
The Washington Low Income Housing Alliance has been a fantastic advocacy leader and are now sharing updates and advocacy alerts through their BLOG. Read their budget announcement post HERE and continue to follow their posts and they share more over the next few days.