Excerpt from a Senior Bulletin sent July 31st:
The Washington Telephone Assistance Program (WTAP) will stop providing help on August 31, 2015. WTAP was state-funded. It was a victim of budget cuts by the Washington Legislature.
WTAP serves thousands of people, including 19,500 people who are over 65.
WTAP provided discounted, basic local telephone service to eligible people. People on WTAP paid $8.00 per month + taxes for a landline.
There is a different program you should know about. It is the Lifeline Program. Lifeline... More