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April 2, 2019

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley to give keynote address at Spring Meeting

Nikki Haley, the former United States ambassador to the United Nations, will deliver the keynote address at AWB’s annual Spring Meeti...
By: Stephanie Hemphill   Comments: 0
April 1, 2019

Newspaper ads in Spokane, Port Angeles, Longview and Vancouver tell lawmakers: $5.6 billion in rising tax revenue is enough

AWB and local chambers of commerce joined forces again this weekend to publish a series of newspaper ads questioning the need for new and higher ta...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
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....
By: Jason Hagey   Comments: 0
March 28, 2019

Fitzgibbon shares passion, motivation to address climate change

The top legislative priority for state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, D-Burien, is to reduce Washington’s greenhouse gas emissions, he told business leader...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 27, 2019

'Careers in Manufacturing Month' campaign recognized with PRSA Totem Award

Manufacturing offers good-paying career pathways for job-seekers across the state....
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
March 22, 2019

New federal lands bill includes major projects for Washington

A newly-signed federal measure clears the way for several new investments around Washington, from smarter firefighting to more protections for publ...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 21, 2019

New revenue forecast and carbon bills headline this week's Lobby Lunch

State Sen. Reuven Carlyle is working to start a statewide conversation about a market-based cap and trade system to help control carbon emissions....
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
March 21, 2019

Stronger relationships, great baseball highlight AWB's trade mission to Japan

Bullet trains. Agriculture. Ichiro. AWB’s Business and Baseball trade mission to Japan has b...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
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