March 26, 2020

Washington's Small Businesses to Have Access to $377 Billion, Nationwide Relief Package

Many Washington employers will have access to a $377 billion loan and grant package that the Senate has allocated for America's struggling small bu...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 25, 2020

State officials announce new online portal to provide clarification for employers

Not sure if your business can remain open? State officials have created a new online portal to hel...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 23, 2020

State, federal officials give employers new guidance on weathering COVID-19

More than 1,200 Washington employers and others joined an AWB webinar today to hear from state and federal officials about how they can get through...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 17, 2020

Disaster Loans Available Now for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic are encouraged to apply for federal disaster loans as soon as possible....
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 10, 2020

Inslee, state officials update employers on COVID-19 epidemic

Gov. Jay Inslee stressed the need to stay ahead of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak on a conference call Tuesday with more than 1,100 Washington emplo...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 2, 2020

Family Trucking Firms Rally to Oppose Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (w/video)

Todd Stoffel of GT Stoffel Trucking in Washougal was among the family businesses opposed to the low-carbon...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 2, 2020

Employers and communities closely monitoring as COVID-19 cases reported in Washington

With six deaths and 18 total cases confirmed in the state, families and businesses are paying close attention to the novel coronavirus, which has a...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
February 20, 2020

Lawmakers Balance Transportation Cuts, Growing State

Fish culverts and careful cuts to state transportation projects highlighted AWB's final Lobby Lunch of 2020. Rep. Jake Fey, chair...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
February 19, 2020

Rising State Revenue Gives Lawmakers More Money to Work With

State government continues to collect more tax revenue than expected, thanks to a strong economy....
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
February 14, 2020

State economist: Optimism, State Revenues Strong

Washington's economy is robust, with healthy tax collections, low unemployment and strong consumer and business confidence, according to an update...
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