Inslee announces public option legislation to promote health care for all
Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that he and Democratic lawmakers will introduce legislation that would provide a public health care option in Washington through the state’s Health Benefit Exchange. Inslee was joined by Sen. David Frockt, Rep. Eileen Cody, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and King County Executive Dow Constantine. He made the announcement at King …
5 Integral Tips for Creating a Successful Disaster Recovery Plan
Having a disaster recovery plan in place is a plan no business should be without. Make sure to incorporate these 5 tips when creating your plan.
Gift Guide: Washington to Albany
Gifts for your friends and family, from Washington St. to Union Park St. to Thayer!
Gearing Up for Washington, D.C.
While that ongoing issue continues to be incredibly important, I'm going to switch gears just a little this time and tell you what I'm preparing for this month - my organization's annual trip to Washington, D.C. to talk to our congressional leaders as part of the 2015 National Turkey Federation Summer Leadership Conference.
NJ Chamber Walk to Washington Guide
Bus and Metro 24th Street Entrance NOTE: Seating for buses is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Buses will depart when full. You may also take the Metro directly to Union station using the pass provided in your registration package. Cabs are also available at the hotel.
Top 100 Dealers Announced!
NAMM is pleased to announce the list of enterprising music product retailers to be recognized at The Top 100 Dealer Awards. The annual awards show recognizes the industry’s outstanding music retailers
winner announced April 10
6 p.m. cocktail reception featuring live jazz 7 p.m. awards | dinner | entertainment Tickets: $69 | Chamber Members $59
Raytheon Announces Expansion in Forest
Raytheon Announces Expansion in Forest - What's Happening 150 new jobs with the potential to increase to more than 200 in the future was announced recently by Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems.
Washington Forest Protection Association
The Washington State Legislature marked the 20thanniversary of the passage of House Bill 2091 and companion Senate Bill 5896, more commonly referred to as the Forests & Fish Law, this week. The House Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee began its first full committee meeting of the 2019 legislative session by recognizing the importance of this landmark legislation. Committee ... Read More
Inslee Moves Washington to 100 Percent Clean Energy
Washington Gov. Inslee signed into law the state’s new clean energy standard, which would require all electricity to come from zero carbon sources by 2045. The following is a statement from Maria Korsnick, president and CEO of the Nuclear Energy Institute.
Inslee signs bill overhauling eviction rules in Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill overhauling eviction rules, an effort designed to help people stay in their homes as the state deals with a housing crisis The measure, signed into law Thursday, requires landlords to give tenants who are behind on their rent at least 14 days to pay up, rather than three. Sarah Nagy, a staff attorney at the nonprofit Columbia Legal Services, said in a written statement the two-week period can make all the…
Inslee’s State of the State: Washington’s Unwritten Chapter
Address to a joint session of the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives. Gov. Jay Inslee today delivered his State of the State address and implored legislators to write a historic new chapter in Washington’s story that demonstrates bold purpose in acting on climate change, transforming the state’s behavioral health system, protecting the embattled …
Crowdfunding Rules Announced. What Next?
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finalized last week the rules guiding how startups can sell equity. What are the details and what is next after these new guidelines become active on Jan. 29, 2016?
Top 10 Businesses of the Year announced
The Waukesha County Business Alliance and media sponsor BizTimes Media have announced the 2014 Top 10 Businesses of the Year. The annual awards program recognizes companies headquartered in southeastern Wisconsin that have demonstrated consistent financial growth and dedication to good business practices through employee relations, customer-focused commitment and community service involvement. "We're honored to recognize such outstanding companies in this year's Top 10 Businesses of the…
What happens to Washington state if Inslee runs for president?
SEATTLE– Will he or won’t he? Sources tell Q13 News Governor Jay Inslee is getting close to announcing he’ll run for president. Already, Inslee is facing push back from people on the other side of the aisle. Inslee was all smiles Thursday at a dedication ceremony for the new Bill and Melinda Gates Center at the University of Washington. He spoke about climate change at the dedication.
The Michelin Guide Announces Stars for France
Chef Anne-Sophie Pic, of Maison Pic, is the only woman in the country whose restaurant was awarded three stars.
Springdale Leads Washington County to Top 10 Ranking
...Springdale Job Production Driving Force for County Ranking Washington County, thanks to robust job creation by Springdale's economy, ranks among the Top 10 job growth counties in the United States according to a report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data from September 2011 to September 2012 was used for the Bureau's annual rankings With a 3.8 percent increase in job growth in 2012…
Why Washington Has It Wrong on Small Business
In an era when political battles are nastier than ever, small business is the American dream we can all agree on. Yet we're not doing all we can to support small firms—because we're treating them all exactly the same.
The 10 Most Beautiful Towns In Washington
Leave the cities behind and discover some of the quaint, beautiful towns found throughout Washington, just waiting to be captured on film.