KING 5: Pierce County Executive proposes $750k for homeless veterans

"Pierce County is dealing with an exploding homeless population, and the newly elected Dammeier said he wants to focus the county’s efforts on the challenges faced by homeless veterans.

'It is unconscionable to me that anyone who has served our country in the military would not have a clean, safe place to live,' he said.

Dammeier proposed an appropriation of $750,000 to house and serve homeless veterans at the Washington Soldiers Home in Orting. A portion of that money, $250,000 would help run a facility for homeless women veterans at the Betsy Ross Project in Orting."

Continue reading Jenna Hanchard's story at KING 5. 

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