September 18, 2019

New report shows economic impact of lack of affordable child care

The lack of access to affordable, high-quality child care isn’t just a problem for families. A new report released...
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September 17, 2019

Policy Summit kicks off with talk of trade, exports and education

Former Washington Gov. Gary Locke sat down Tuesday with AWB President Kris Johnson for a wide-ranging discussion focusing on trade, exports and inf...
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August 20, 2019

Kilmer, Newhouse discuss bipartisanship in a divided time

U.S. Reps. Dan Newhouse and Derek Kilmer are from different political parties, but they share a lot in common. They were both bor...
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April 17, 2019

Survey finds little support for raising taxes

Two-thirds of respondents in a new public opinion survey do not support proposals to raise taxes on Washington citizens, with more than half saying...
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April 1, 2019

Capital gains tax proposal is a reckless approach to state budgeting

Building a state budget that relies on implementing a 9.9 percent capital gains is a reckless approach to state budgeting....
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October 15, 2018

AWB awards Green Manufacturer of the Year on final leg of 2018 tour

The final day of AWB’s bus tour started with an early-morning visit to Insitu, the pioneering manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems. Located...
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October 11, 2018

Food processing and metal fabrication highlight Day 6 of bus tour celebrating Washington manufacturers (w/ video)

The Tyson Foods meat processing plant in Wallula, just outside the Tri-Cities, is one of the smallest in the company's beef division but at 1,400 e...
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October 10, 2018

Manufacturing awards announced during fifth day of statewide bus tour (w/ video)

AWB announced a pair of awards and The Spokesman-Review put a spotlight on manufacturing Wednesday as the seven-day statewide bus tour rolled into...
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October 9, 2018

Cross-state connections become clear as #MFGisWA tour hits Kittitas, Grant and Stevens counties (w/ video)

A bubbly froth spills out of a machine inside the plant at the Lane Mountain Company, a manufacturer that’s been making silica sand just outside...
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October 8, 2018

Bus tour highlights legacy of Washington's largest and smallest manufacturers (w/ video)

At the end of a long gravel driveway in rural King County, behind a house and surrounded by trees, sits a shop that for 40 years has served as the...
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