Government Affairs

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The Spokane City Council selected Breean Beggs as the newest member with a 5-1 vote on Monday, February 8, 2016.

Friday, February 5 marked the end of the fourth week of the 2016 legislative session as well as the policy

Friday, February 5 marked the end of the fourth week of the 2016 legislative session as well as the policy

Spokane’s new Paid Leave Ordinance, adopted by the Spokane City Council in January 2016, will take effect January 1, 2017.

Programs

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For Marco, the farm-to-table movement isn’t just some vague abstraction lost in limbo. He implies that we all have a role to play in its development. “It’s about expressing your values through your buying power”.

Training

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It’s time again to meet with our legislators in Olympia. As a restaurateur, it’s an opportunity to use your strongest arguments to encourage our government officials to assist, rather than be a barrier we have to deal with on a daily basis.

Resources

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It shouldn’t be surprising that there are so many restaurants owned by women and members of racial and ethnic minority groups. Ours is an industry with few barriers to entry, so it’s natural that people from diverse backgrounds gravitate toward operating restaurants.

Restaurants have been among the strongest consumer sectors during 2015, with sales rising in eight of the last nine months.