We are excited to share that the Legislature has passed the state budget for the next two years and sent it to Governor Inslee for his signature. There are some very good investments in public health, food access programs and health equity including:
- $3 million for the fruit and vegetable incentive program
- $150 million for foundational public health
- $27.1 million for SNAP
- $2.578 million for Office of Health Equity
It has been a difficult and uncertain year for our state and the legislative session has been unlike any other. We are thankful that the legislature has agreed that these important issues deserve funding and hope that Governor Inslee will agree as well.
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