DOUBLE the tax on cigarettes
Community health services
I suggest you...continue fully funding Seattle Public Pools, because so many of the people who use the pools do so for health reasons. Swimming, and the access to safe, well managed facilities, is a godsend to a large number of physically challenged citizens. As well as being a learning situation for our kids. Swimming lessons probably save lives.
I recommend reinstating funds to prevent domestic abuse. What I've learned about programs that prevent abuse, are that they are very successful with an 86% non-repeat rate of the men who are enrolled in a program for one year. This affects families, the health and well-being of children, their mothers, and the mental health of the men as well. Please, don't cut the funding for these programs! The dollars spent save... more »