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Carbon plan: NFIB sees 11,000 jobs lost

A small business advocacy group claimed today that 11,000 jobs would be lost, if Gov. Inslee's carbon reduction plan is implemented.

October 2014

Jobs slip, optimism fading for small biz

A new survey finds small business owners less optimistic in September than they were before the Great Recession. An economist called the results more like a recession period than one of expansion.

October 2014

Library director at final board meeting

Neel Parikh, executive director of Pierce County Library System for the past 20 years, will attend her final meeting of the agency’s board of trustees tomorrow afternoon.

October 2014

New VP comes to Bates from Shoreline

Holly Woodmansee will join the executive management team at Bates Technical College later this month as vice president of administrative services.

October 2014

Olympia port invests in landscaping

Olympia’s Port Plaza is seeing improvements in its landscaping to improve public safety, open view corridors and ensure enjoyment for years to come.

October 2014

Commissioner has advice on Medicare

State Insurance Commissioner offers advisers to answer Medicare "open enrollment" questions. Annual window to make changes begins Oct. 15th.

October 2014

Tacoma postal facility targeted to close

Tacoma’s Processing & Distribution Center is again on the list of 80 such facilities identified as scheduled to close. Apparently, its mail handling will be done in Seattle starting in January.

October 2014

From BE: Influential women & business

The new Business Examiner bi-weekly edition celebrates women in business. Also, coverage of a nutty new start-up and plans to bring life to downtown Lacey office buildings.

October 2014

Monthly report on state taxes mixed

The monthly report of state tax collections released today shows signs of shopping for cars and trucks, but not so much for electronic devices and appliances.

October 2014

Auburn Boeing workers begin 737 MAX

Boeing workers in Auburn have begun manufacturing component parts for the company's next single-aisle jetliner, the 737 MAX. It is expected to roll off Renton assembly lines next year and into the sky in 2016.

October 2014
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