Archive of: Daily Biz Briefs

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New interim leader for MDC agency

A Tacoma-based non-profit that serves youth, adults and families challenged by poverty is getting a new leader today, on an interim basis while a search if formed.

December 2017

State AG slaps Comcast, again

Investigation stemming from a 2016 lawsuit is now leading the state to increase its claims against the nation's cable TV provider for alleged violations of Washington state's Consumer Protection Act.

December 2017

South-bound 5 freeway gets 2 lanes today

Traffic flow will resume late this afternoon on the I-5 freeway south of DuPont, following successful removal of damaged passenger rail equipment from Monday's fatal derailment.

December 2017

Business reactions to Tax Reform vote

Companies large and small rolled out positive endorsements for today's Congressional action to stimulate the economy and reshuffle the allocation of which Americans pay federal taxes – and how much is the levy.

December 2017

AG goes after retailer that isn’t ‘charity’

Thrift stores in the retail marketplace often seem to be related to non-profit organizations, even when they aren't. State lawyers believe that confusion is intentional for at least one chain.

December 2017

Record sign-ups for state health program

More Washingtonians than ever signed up for the government administered health plan marketplace through its first deadline on Friday, Dec. 15.

December 2017
More jobs, more workers = stable jobless rate

More jobs, more workers = stable jobless rate

A growing supply of available workers is keeping Washington's unemployment rate from falling further, below its historic position.

December 2017

Governor adds to Bates board of trustees

Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Tony Anderson to serve on the Bates Technical College Board of Trustees. Anderson fills the position vacated by Karen Seinfeld, who concluded her nearly 13 years of tenure in September.

December 2017

Clover Park exec joins United Way board

Mabel Edmonds, vice president for Instruction at Clover Park Technical College, has been appointed to the United Way of Pierce County’s Board of Directors.

December 2017

AWB lauds judge for blocking Clean Air Rule

With a Thurston County judge blocking the state Department of Ecology’s Clean Air Rule from moving forward Friday, the Association of Washington Business has come out in support of the decision.

December 2017
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