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Weekly Update: Thank you, WRA and WLA members, for making this year’s Hill Climb a stunning success

On January 25, more than 200 restaurant and hotel, owners and operators came to Olympia. This dedicated group arrived at the state capitol to act as a voice for the hospitality industry. Washington depends heavily on the hospitality sector as it pays more than $811 million in sales and B&O taxes alone.

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2016 Hill Climb was a success

On January 25, more than 200 restaurant and hotel, owners and operators came to Olympia. This dedicated group arrived at the state capitol to act as a voice for the

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Washington Restaurant Weekly: WRA overhauls website, optimized as your primary source of information

WRA recently unveiled its new website, including improved search capabilities and mobile optimization. The goal for the updates is to make it easy for members to find what they are looking for as quickly as possible.

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Washington Restaurant Weekly: Legislature now in session for 2016

This week the 2016 legislative session began. This year’s session is a short session scheduled to last only 60 days instead of 105.

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Crossing barriers between government and business: your Education Foundation is a secret weapon

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.

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Washington Restaurant Weekly: 2016 legislative session begins next week

The WRA’s Government Affairs Department is gearing up for the 2016 legislative session, which starts on Monday. It will be a short session, lasting for 90 days.

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Weekly Update: More than 93 percent of WLA RETRO members now part of WRA-WLA RETRO program

The WRA and WLA’s RETRO program has passed a major milestone. More than 93 percent of WLA RETRO members are now part of the WRA-WLA RETRO program, contributing more than $9.7 million in total paid premium.

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Washington Restaurant Weekly: WRA RETRO program returns $7.6 million to members

Great news for our members! As of next week, the WRA’s RETRO program will have returned $7.6 million to its participants.

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Weekly Update: Happy Thanksgiving!

We at the Washington Restaurant Association are thankful every day for you, our loyal members. We wish you glad tidings and rich fellowship on this uniquely American holiday. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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Weekly Update: WRA honors Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber

This week, the Washington Restaurant Association (WRA) honored Tom Pierson, president and CEO of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber for his leadership of the chamber and their strong partnership during 2015.