By Alexandria Osborne
Washington State Journal 

Inslee pushes legislature for homeless funding


January 25, 2023

Homelessness is still a big issue throughout Washington, and while the state has spent millions, the governor wants to invest more.

In a press conference Jan. 19, Governor Jay Inslee said while some homeless encampments have been cleared as a result of past funding efforts, there are still not enough places to house the homeless.

“Many of these people have chemical addiction problems that have to be treated if they’re going to succeed. Many of these people have mental health problems that have to be treated,” Inslee said. “Where we have found success is providing all of those things in one sho...

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