Talking About Welfare Costs in Pierce County in Washington State????

Question by nanu: talking about welfare costs in Pierce County in Washington state????
Who would you talk to first? What information could you find online? What information is of most concern to you? How much money is going to unmarried women? How much to children? How much to the elderly? What programs relate to healthcare? Are there programs for food? Is foster care part of the welfare system? How much for Veterans? Is mental health covered under welfare? Who takes the biggest share of welfare dollars and what numbers are we talking about? (Jail, Headstart, after school care, tuition help, drug abuse, juvenile crime, etc.)

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Answer by Chainsaw
Read the state budget. Then read the local budget. I do not know your state, but some states like NY have town/city budgets and county budgets. CT does not, only town/city.

Call your state rep, they are generally accessible. You can find their information on the WA state website

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