Unemployment insurance is intended to replace wages for workers who have lost their jobs, not those who have decided not to work for whatever reason. Proposed state legislation that would provide jobless benefits to striking workers goes against the intent of the program and should be struck down by the state's elected leaders.
As Ignite Northwest's 25 + 5 event approaches, we're reminded of how the Inland Northwest's entrepreneurial ecosystem has matured and diversified in such a way that it has performed well, overall, through a tumultuous few years.
Pacific Northwest federal legislators and their peers should consider carefully a call to safeguard economic development tools with a trio of tax-code revisions that could aid expansion and create more jobs.
The Clean Buildings Act will cost Washington property owners millions of dollars in the coming years. State regulators should tap the brakes on broadening the law’s impacts, and state lawmakers should look at ways to ease its effects.
Innovia Foundation has done its part in garnering $70 million in commitments so far for its LaunchNW mentoring and scholarship program.
Now, the Inland Northwest business community should do its part to provide the mentorship required to make the
Measure 1 is a big ask, but voters countywide should support the law-enforcement funding proposal that will appear on November's general-election ballot.
Every local law enforcement agency stands to benefit from the 0.2% increase in sales tax that
The city of Airway Heights is taking a practical approach to addressing its growing pains, one that should be palatable to property owners within the city.
Voters should approve the two measures on the Aug. 1 primary-election ballot that they were