December 6, 2019

Special Delivery: AWB Holiday Kids' Tree Project helps families in need

Here comes Santa Claus. Washington firefighters are rolling out this month to buy toys, purchase food and connect with rural fami...
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December 3, 2019

Holiday Kids' Tree Brightens Capitol

OLYMPIA -- Today's assignment: Visit one of the most beautiful Capitol campuses in America, and watch a 34-foot Noble fir tree come through th...
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November 6, 2019

AWB to raise awareness of child care challenge

AWB is reaching out to local chambers of commerce all over Washington this month and next to raise awareness about the high costs of child care, an...
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October 1, 2019

On the road again: AWB's Manufacturing Week tour kicks off

The storytellers and advocates for Washington manufacturers climbed into a tour bus Tuesday night to begin a long journey. Their job:...
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May 8, 2019

State lawmakers reflect on progress, cost of 2019 session

SPOKANE -- There’s a lot to like in Washington’s new state budget, which tops a record $52 billion over the next two years: New investments in...
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May 8, 2019

Plan ahead for downturns and even tighter labor market, economist says

SPOKANE -- -Washington employers will face many challenges in the coming years, including the risk of recession and major changes to the country’...
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May 2, 2019

Record turnout for AWB’s Spring Meeting, with room for more

AWB’s Spring Meeting kicks off Wednesday and is shaping up to be one of the best yet. This year’s event at the Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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