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January 26, 2017

Governor's top staff talks budget, taxes and federal actions at Lobby Lunch

Three of the governor's top advisors joined a full room of business leaders at AWB's first 2017 Lobby Lunch today.The speakers were Scott Merriman,...
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January 17, 2017

New schools chief: 'We can do better for students, workforce prep'

We can do better for students and it's time to do things differently in K-12 education. That was the message that Chris Reykdal, the newly-elected...
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January 17, 2017

Gov. Inslee shares his vision for Washington at AWB Legislative Day

"I come to you as an optimist," Gov. Jay Inslee said today at the start of  AWB's annual Legislative Day and Hill Climb.Inslee kicked off the...
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December 9, 2016

Rep. McMorris Rodgers considered to oversee nation's lands, natural resources

Eastern Washington's six-term Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers was considered by President-Elect Donald Trump to head the U.S. Depar...
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December 8, 2016

Employers step up to help address homelessness

A coalition of business leaders is heading up the fight against homelessness in the Seattle area by contributing millions to the third annual No Ch...
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December 7, 2016

AWB Holiday Kids' Tree lighting brings joy to kids, help to needy families

After a 10-second countdown Dec. 2, the 28th annual AWB Holiday Kids' Tree was finally lit.The ceremony took place while hundreds of kids and adult...
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October 28, 2016

Five employers receive AWB's Manufacturing Excellence Award

From the carbon fiber in BMW's electric cars to the laundry detergent on your supermarket shelf, Washington manufacturers make some of the finest p...
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October 17, 2016

Leveraging economic opportunities critical to healthy maritime industry

A healthy maritime and port industry requires Washington state to on capitalizing on job-creating projects and investments like Millennium Bulk Ter...
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October 3, 2016

New ad: Fuel, energy cost increases in I-732 hurt families, small businesses

Trade in your Hummer for a Prius? That was the solution offered up by proponents of Initiative 732, the carbon tax that would immediately increase...
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September 27, 2016

October events highlight manufacturing, future workforce needs

Manufacturing is a cornerstone of Washington's economy, a great career path and home to new and innovative opportunities for the next generation of...
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