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As many of you know election season is here again! By now most of you have received your primary ballots in the mail. Before voting ABC encourages its members to learn more about the candidates. With local council positions, judgeships and special state elections up this year, ABC cannot stress enough the importance of voting.
Make sure to turn in your ballot by August 1st and please remind friends and family as well.
ABC has endorsed the following candidates in this year’s election. Please feel free to call (509) 534-0826 with any questions or for more information about any of these candidates.
Spokane City Council:
Andy Dunau: “Together, we can build an environment that welcomes business, assures public safety, and protects our natural wonders without new taxes.”
Tony Kiepe: "Less government regulation means small businesses can operate on their terms not the City Council’s. City Council needs to stop adding burdensome regulations that harm the econo ...
Popular tags: Spokane City Council, General Contractors, Government officials
The Worker Bill of Rights is made up of four components that could impact any individual employed by any business, including non-profits, healthcare establishments, schools and government agencies on a full-time, part-time, temporary or seasonal basis, including independent contractors, and contracted, contingent and temporary workers who perform any portion of their employment in Spokane. Learn more about this detrimental new proposition for Spokane Businesses.
Popular tags: Proposition, Spokane City Council, Jobs
In August, members of the Spokane City Council previewed a new local ordinance that would impose a 15% apprenticeship quota on Spokane public works projects over $200,000
Popular tags: Spokane City Council, Apprenticeship
Last week we alerted you to the fact that the Spokane City Council is considering imposing a 15% apprenticeship quota on any city project over $200,000, and urged you to write or call members of the Council to let them know how unnecessary and costly this new ordinance would be for City taxpayers.
This week we have good news!
Popular tags: Spokane City Council, Tax Ordinance, Apprenticeship
August 19, 2014 - Last week, without notice or input from the construction community, Council President Ben Stuckart and Councilwoman Amber Waldref, unveiled a new proposed ordinance that would impose a 15% apprenticeship utilization requirement on any City of Spokane project $200,000 or above. The ordinance includes stiff penalties for non-compliance.
Popular tags: Spokane City Council, Apprenticeship, Tax Ordinance