November 24, 2014
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State's employers add jobs, but unemployment rate increases as more people seek work

Washington employers added 5,600 jobs in October, and the same month the workforce grew by about 12,000. That meant a slight increase to 6 percent in the state’s official unemployment rate.

“These numbers demonstrate increased confidence by job seekers entering or re-entering the marketplace,” state labor economist Paul Turek said. The Herald has more on the story.



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Actually, AWB supports tax incentive review


A recent commentary on policies addressing business tax incentives took out of context comments made by one of our local representatives on tax and fiscal policy, Ron Bueing.

AWB has been clear over the years; we firmly believe tax incentives should be fully and thoughtfully reviewed on a set timeline to ensure they are serving the purposes for which they were approved by the Legislature and signed into law by the governor.

And, it should also be noted there is bipartisan agreement in the Legislature that supports our position.


READ MORE: Click here for the full blog post at Olympia Business Watch
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