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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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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