August 5, 2010

DSHS shocks clients with proposals to $51 million in WorkFirst TANF programs

The Department of Social and Health Services shocked WFSE/AFSCME members and clients today by announcing a proposed laundry list of cuts to make up for a $51 million deficit caused by underfunding by the Legislature.

At a meeting today in Tacoma, DSHS officials unveiled a list of proposed cuts.

We have scanned those documents. We need members to evaluate those cuts and gets comments and concerns to us as soon as possible. The agency wants to make cuts within a month.
Click the link for a pdf of the documents.

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