Archive of: Government

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Executive appointments announced of note

South Sound business and civic organizations announce new hires and a retirement of note.

September 2017

Exports down, car sales up, per tax report

The monthly report of Washington state tax collections includes a snapshot of the overall economic activity. Most signs remain positive in the most recent release this week.

September 2017

Big fines to out-of-state insurers

Washington state insurance regulators issued big fines to two non-local vendors of warranties that did not have proper authorization to sell the products.

August 2017

Tacoma insurance fraud suspect arrested

Insurance companies are required by state law to refer suspected cases of false claims to government regulators, and that's what precipitated the arrest of a "Most Wanted" suspect in Tacoma today.

August 2017

New execs for water, mall and credit union

As summer heads into autumn, more executive leadership assignments are being announced, including these for a local city water system, a regional shopping mall and the Kent branch of a regional credit union.

August 2017

Deadline approaches for state honor

Only one week remains to suggest a business or organization in Washington to be recognized for its contributions to the community. The statewide program comes from the Secretary of State office.

August 2017

Highline hospital pays for ADA violation

Failure to provide accommodations for a patient who only communicates with sign language will cost a South King County hospital $45,000 and subject it to continuing supervision by federal justice officials.

August 2017

Workers on Belfair project underpaid

A Tacoma builder is being held by state authorities to pay back wages to construction workers on a 2015 project in Belfair. Six former employees should each receive around $25,000 for the company's failure to pay prevailing wages.

August 2017

Executive comings-and-goings

With a pending retirement, Fife has picked a new city manager, while Saint Martin's School of Business has added two new assistant professors starting this fall term.

August 2017

Pierce paramedic suspended by state

South Sound emergency medical staffer suspended for suspected drug infractions.

August 2017
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