November 10, 2014
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New edition of Washington Business magazine is arriving in mailboxes now



Your latest "News With a Competitive Edge," the fall edition of Washington Business magazine, is being delivered to AWB members, lawmakers and policy leaders around the state.

This edition of AWB's magazine details this summer's Priorities for Prosperity tour and its work to set up the new Opportunity Washington program.

It also includes profiles of some of the most interesting business developments in Washington, from the world's tallest industrial boom lift to an ultra-green, fully recycled plastic cup that's taking off in coffee shops and airlines around the world.

And check out what former Gov. Gary Locke had to say about his time as governor, U.S. secretary of commerce, the American ambassador to China, and his future plans.

Contact us to order additional print copies, or read the entire edition online.

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MOVING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION

State waves goodbye to R&D tax incentive

By Kris Johnson, AWB President

Beginning in January, Washington state will become one of just a handful of states in the country that doesn't offer private employers some kind of a tax incentive to promote research and development activities.

That's because a pair of tax incentives created back 1994 are set to expire at the end of this year, despite attempts during the last legislative session to extend them.

Click here for the full column in The Wenatchee World
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