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Protect our Ports NOW!

October 16, 2013 J,

Join us for the last public hearing to take a stand against job destroying regulations. Thursday, October 17th from 3:30-8:00 PM Tacoma Convention Center, 4th floor We’ll be hosting a free BBQ! (follow the blue banners!) You can enjoy a meal, meet with other supporters in the community, and ask questions before the hearing. RSVP [...]

Obamacare’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ starting to worry employers with generous healthcare plans

October 04, 2013 J

WENATCHEE — Big area employers that offer generous healthcare plans are already studying how a tax created by the Affordable Care Act could result in higher costs or reduced coverage for their employees, starting in 2018. Counties, cities, school districts and other employers with powerful employee unions could be the most affected. “I don’t want to say, ‘The [...]

Inslee, Korean leaders, anticipate more trade and investment

October 04, 2013 J

Korean business leaders and Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee recently celebrated the relationship at an event promoting the growing economic possibilities between the two nations under the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement, now in effect for 17 months. The event, at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, featured Han Duck-soo, president of the Korea International Trade Association, which was [...]

Jan Angel, Nathan Schlicher debate at Gig Harbor forum

October 04, 2013 J

Democratic Sen. Nathan Schlicher and Republican Rep. Jan Angel debated at a breakfast forum Thursday, fielding questions about out-of-state contributions, campaign ads, education and taxes. Schlicher was appointed to the 26th District Senate seat in January. The state Senate is controlled by a coalition of 23 Republicans and two Democrats, and a victory by Angel would shift more power [...]

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