Dunn praises reauthorization of Veterans and Human Services Levy

Reagan Dunn - Courtesy Photo
Reagan Dunn
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King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn praised voters for their reauthorization of the Veterans and Human Services Levy in the August primary. Dunn was a co-sponsor of the legislation that placed the levy on the ballot.

"With an unemployment rate of 9.3 percent and an underemployment rate nearly twice as high, Washington families are still struggling to make ends meet in this weak economy,” Dunn said. “This levy extension is another example of how our community will pull together during difficult times to make sure the most vulnerable among us don't go hungry or without shelter."

The Veterans and Human Services Levy is the extension of an existing tax that was first authorized by voters in 2005. It funds human service programs and programs that support veterans and their families in King County.

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