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Ads ask lawmakers for revenue to avert health cuts

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on Nov. 30, 2011 at 9:55 am |
November 30, 2011 10:18 am

The face of an elderly couple is featured in ads scheduled to appear today in Washington newspapers, asking state lawmakers to consider revenue options, while sparing programs such as adult day health.

A coalition including the Service Employees International Union Healthcare 775 NW, AARP Washington, and the Eldercare Alliance is paying for the print ads that run in The Olympian and Seattle Times, and web ads running in a slew of other papers, according to Adam Glickman, a spokesman and vice president with SEIU.

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