January 28, 2019

Hairdressers rally at the Capitol to protect ability to work as independent contractors

More than 2,700 hair stylists and salon owners converged on Olympia this morning to testify aga...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
January 24, 2019

Revamped AWB Legislative Day features targeted content, more time at Capitol

Members asked. AWB's events team delivered....
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January 23, 2019

Family business owners speak out against state capital gains tax in new AWB video series

Eric Fritch of Fritch Mill says a new state capital gains tax would discourage investment in Washington. (Photo: Brian Temple/AWB)...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
January 16, 2019

Chapman, Maycumber introduce B&O tax relief for manufacturers

A bipartisan pair of lawmakers introduced a bill this week aimed at boosting Washington’s manufacturing sector. House Bill 1249,...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
January 15, 2019

Tri-Cities groups say second state study on Snake River dams is a 'waste'

In his proposed 2019-21 budget, Gov. Jay Inslee set aside $750,000 to study the impacts to the state and the Columbia Basin region of tearing down...
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January 14, 2019

Winter edition of Washington Business highlights manufacturing and more

From taxes to hiring our nation's heroes and manufacturing to the Snake River dams, the latest edition of Washington Business magazine is full of i...
By: Brian Mittge   Comments: 0
January 10, 2019

AWB’s Hill Climb event features new locations, more opportunities to connect

As lawmakers get ready for the 2019 legislative session, AWB is working to create new connections between employers and policymakers at the annual...
By: Andrew Lenderman   Comments: 0
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...
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December 10, 2018

Holiday donations from employers and individuals 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...
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