On May 30th, The Children’s Funding Project published it’s 2023 Spring Ballot Measure Recap featuring recent financing achievements in communities in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon.
In Anchorage, Alaska, voters approved a ballot measure that funnels retail marijuana sales tax to child care and early education programs. In King County, WA, a tax levy has passed that will fund the construction and operation of five new mental health crisis centers, including one dedicated to children and teens. In Portland, OR, residents voted to renew the Portland Children’s Levy for the fourth time which funds comprehensive children’s services including early childhood programs, mentoring, after-school programs, and more.
Click here to read the complete report and learn more about the ballot measures passed to secure dedicated funding to support children.