January 16, 2020

Diverse coalition of family firms, unions oppose low-carbon fuel standard (w/video)

A diverse coalition of trade unions, farmers, family businesses and builders joined AWB to oppose a low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) Thursday in the...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
January 15, 2020

Low-Carbon Fuel Standard proposals would be costly and inefficient

In his State of the State address, Gov. Jay Inslee called for a clean fuel standard, also known as a low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS). A 2019 bill t...
By: Mike Ennis   Comments: 0
January 13, 2020

AWB kicks off 2020 session with a focus on statewide prosperity

AWB's government affairs team is already deeply engaged as the Legislature officially begins its 60-day "short" session today. Hearings on major le...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
December 31, 2019

Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits Start Jan. 1

Heads up, Washington employers: The state of Washington has launched a new Paid Family and Medical Leave website. Employees who would like to take...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
December 6, 2019

Special Delivery: AWB Holiday Kids' Tree Project helps families in need

Here comes Santa Claus. Washington firefighters are rolling out this month to buy toys, purchase food and connect with rural fami...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
December 3, 2019

Holiday Kids' Tree Brightens Capitol

OLYMPIA -- Today's assignment: Visit one of the most beautiful Capitol campuses in America, and watch a 34-foot Noble fir tree come through th...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
November 26, 2019

Enthusiastic 10-year-old 'Change Maker' will light Holiday Kids' Tree (w/ video)

When the Holiday Kids' Tree lights go on next Friday, Dec. 6, a young "change maker" from Lewis County will be the one flipping the switch. ...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
November 6, 2019

AWB to raise awareness of child care challenge

AWB is reaching out to local chambers of commerce all over Washington this month and next to raise awareness about the high costs of child care, an...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
November 4, 2019

Cosmic Crisp reviews: "That's everything I like in an apple all at once..."

I'll admit to being a little bit of a super fan when it comes to Washington's newest apple, the Cosmic Crisp. ...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 1
October 28, 2019

National gaze turns to Colville and growing CLT industry

National Public Radio featured Vaagen Timbers last week in a report on how the growing cross-laminated timber (CLT) industry is "bridging divi...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0