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January 25, 2018

Employers bring business voice to Capitol during 2018 Hill Climb

A record number of Washington employers met with state lawmakers Jan. 16 and delivered the message that certainty on regulations and taxes is the b...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
January 23, 2018

Manufacturing B&O tax relief back on the table

Manufacturing is the backbone of Washington state's economy. But, it could use some support. A pair of lawmakers have introduc...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
January 19, 2018

Climate policy debated in Olympia

Washington lawmakers offered differing views on climate policy Tuesday during a panel discussion at AWB’s’ Legislative Day. T...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
January 19, 2018

Education, workforce development among highlights at AWB Legislative Day

Washington’s school chief called for “a total redesign” of Washington public schools this week at AWB’s 2018 Legislative Day and Hill climb...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 1
January 16, 2018

Manufacturers say B&O tax relief would boost R&D

Finding qualified workers is a major challenge for Washington employers, panelists said Tuesday during a manufacturing panel discussion hosted by A...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
December 6, 2017

AWB's D.C. Fly-in brings Washington employers' perspective to Congress

Three years ago, AWB expanded its role in federal affairs by traveling to Washington, D.C., to share the voice of employers with the state’s 12 m...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
December 3, 2017

Holiday Kids' Tree ceremony kicks off the Christmas season

An Olympia holiday tradition came to life on Friday with the lighting of the 29th annual AWB Holiday Kids' Tree....
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
November 28, 2017

Holiday Kids' Tree arrives at Capitol, lighting ceremony is Friday

The holiday season officially arrived with the AWB Holiday Kids’ Tree in Olympia this morning, which highlights 29 years of charitable giving by...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
November 1, 2017

Legislative leaders hint that manufacturing tax relief could be reinstated

Bipartisan, bicameral agreement was reached on reinstating tax relief for the state's vital manufacturing sector at AWB's Rural Jobs Summit held Oc...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0
October 27, 2017

Rural Washington gets its day

Two hundred and fifty people, nearly two dozen lawmakers from both parties and 13 panels made up the full day AWB's statewide Rural Jobs Summit Oct...
By: Bobbi Cussins   Comments: 0