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Will State Lawmakers Heed New SBA Data, Small Business Concerns?

January 26, 2012 in In the News
The Biz Coach
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The Biz Coach
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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Washington Policy Center's testimony on statewide mandatory paid sick leave

On January 25, WPC's small business director Erin Shannon testified on HB 2508, which would force businesses in Washington state to provide paid sick and "safe" leave to employees. Watch Erin's testimony:

Med School tied to "Jobs" package

January 26, 2012 in In the News
Spokesman-Review (Spokane)
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Spokesman-Review (Spokane)
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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

7 Steps on the Road to Economic Recovery

January 25, 2012 in Publications

The U.S. economy is officially in recovery, but people in Washington state are still struggling. Traditionally, small businesses have led the way out of recession as entrepreneurs create jobs and stimulate the economy. Unfortunately small businesses have been especially hard hit by the recession.

Small-business advocates to lobby Olympia lawmakers next week

January 20, 2012 in In the News
The Herald (Everett)
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The Herald (Everett)
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Friday, January 20, 2012

So Much for Spurring Small Business Growth

January 13, 2012 in Blog

On the heels of Governor Gregoire’s announcement last week of her strategy to spur small business growth comes legislation that, if passed, would render the Governor’s commendable efforts futile.