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March 20, 2019

Lawmakers have $5.6 billion more than when the last budget was written, but disagree over need for new taxes

The state Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released a new forecast today and it shows continued strong growth in tax collections....
By: Clay Hill   Comments: 0
March 19, 2019

AWB leads 'Business and Baseball' trade mission to Japan

Later this week, the crack of baseball bats and roar of thousands of cheering fans inside the Tokyo Dome await an AWB delegation on a trade mission...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 14, 2019

Hobbs seeks middle ground on new transportation package

State Sen. Steve Hobbs is open to working with Washington’s employer community as he searches for a middle road to secure support for a $15 billi...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 8, 2019

Break rules and create new solutions, experts say at Workforce Summit

BELLEVUE -- Washington employers are breaking old rules, experimenting with new ideas and creating fresh solutions in order to attract -- and keep...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 7, 2019

State treasurer works to reform cannabis banking, makes case for stronger state reserves

Washington’s chief finance officer listed banking reform for the cannabis industry, stronger state reserves and better awareness of available sta...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 6, 2019

AWB launches new round of multi-media ads to raise employer image

AWB's Grow Here campaign is back!A new round of AWB’s ongoing employer image campaign launched this week on television, radio, digital and social...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
February 28, 2019

AWB Amplified highlights new tax proposal

The latest edition of AWB Amplified takes a look at a significant tax increase proposal for service businesses that’s moving quietly through the...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
February 28, 2019

State Auditor Pat McCarthy shines light on government spending, taxes

Washington State Auditor Pat McCarthy is cracking open the dusty financial reports of more than 2,200 local governments across the state and bringi...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
February 21, 2019

State superintendent works to reform public schools

Washington’s top schools official is working hard to rewrite the rules of public education so more kids can graduate with workforce-ready skills...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
February 20, 2019

Employee culture in the spotlight March 6 at Workforce Summit

Workforce development is one of the top issues for employers, human resource professionals and business...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0