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December 13, 2018

Capital gains tax rate creep is alarming

Today’s proposal from the governor to enact a 9 percent capital gains tax continues the trend of ever-larger capital gains tax proposals, justify...
By: Clay Hill   Comments: 0
December 10, 2018

Holiday donations from employers help families across Washington

The light from this year’s Holiday Kids’ Tree is spreading far beyond the marble-decorated Capitol rotunda to families in rural America that ne...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
December 4, 2018

Holiday Kids' Tree arrives with cheers and laughter

The holiday season has arrived on a bright, clear and cold Tuesday morning. Laughter, cheers and the smell of freshly cut wood filled...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
November 19, 2018

Manufacturing Excellence award winners to be honored at annual Evening of Excellence

As AWB traveled the state Oct. 4-12 for it second-annual Manufacturing Week bus tour, the four recipients of the 2018 Manufacturing E...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
November 12, 2018

Lawmakers stress tax relief, infrastructure to boost rural Washington

LONGVIEW – Tax relief for all Washington manufacturers emerged as one practical solution to help create jobs and spur investment in rural communi...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
November 8, 2018

Champions for Rural Washington bring creative solutions to 2018 Rural Jobs Summit

LONGVIEW – Community leaders shared creative solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing rural Washington Thursday at AWB’s 2018 Rural J...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
November 6, 2018

Get ready for Paid Family and Medical Leave program with employer toolkit

The first phase of the statewide Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) program begins Jan. 1. That's when the state will begin collect...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
November 1, 2018

AWB's 2018 Rural Jobs Summit to focus on revitalizing rural communities

America has more than 7 million open jobs right now, a story that’s generated lots of headlines around the country. But thi...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
October 25, 2018

Voters get their say on Nov. 6: I-1631's energy tax and control of the Legislature loom large

Ballots are in the mail, and many are already marked and on the way to be counted for this year's general election on Nov....
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
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...
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0