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This summer the Washington Hospitality Association participated in a stakeholder group that resulted in House Bill 1123 (HB 1123) and its companion Senate Bill 5251 (SB 5251).  HB 1123 is scheduled for a

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Weekly Update: Tip Pooling Deadline Extended

Tip Pooling Deadline Extended for Up to Two Months The National Restaurant Association is filing a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court against the Department of Labor’s restrictions on tip

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Legislative News: First week of the 2017 Session

Today is the eighth day of the 2017 legislative session. The session is scheduled to go 105 days. For a schedule of hearings in the upcoming week you can visit:

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Get Your Slice of the Tourism Pie

Tourists infused an estimated $20.7 billion into Washington state in 2015, according to Dean Runyan Associates data.

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Weekly Update: 2017 Legislature Now in Session

2017 Legislature Now in Session: School Funding Tops Agenda The 2017 legislative session began on Monday. Your Washington Hospitality Association’s government affairs team is hard at work looking out for

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Putting Washington on the Tourism Map

Is there a state that has more to offer visitors than Washington?

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Weekly Update: State Releases Economic Forecast

State Releases Economic Forecast On Wednesday, Washington’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council projected approximately $354 million in extra revenue by 2019, beyond what was previously anticipated thanks, in large part,

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Weekly Update: Washington Hospitality Association Partners with DSHS to Create More Than 65 New Jobs

On Oct. 6, the Washington Hospitality Association hosted a hiring event in Seattle. In partnership with the Department of Health and Social Services (DSHS) Employment Pipeline Region 2 and Motif, Washington Hospitality was able to provide community members with valuable employment opportunities.

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Washington State Tourism Summit – POSTPONED

Of particular interest to the hospitality industry of Washington, the 2016 Washington Tourism Summit will be held on October 14th at the Crowne Plaza in SeaTac.

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Weekly Update: Minimum wage issue heating up nationally

California and New York acted Monday to push their statewide minimum wages to $15 an hour – the highest in the nation. Meanwhile, wage disparity is a defining issue in the Democratic Party presidential race.

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Sine Die 2016!

The 2016 Legislative Session adjourned for the final time last week.The legislature had been called back into session to complete the 2016 supplemental budgets. While passing the 2016 Supplemental Budget

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Hot off the Grill: Week 8

Monday, February 29 marked day 50 of the 60-day legislative session. It also marked the last of the major bill cut-offs, the Fiscal Committee Cutoff – Opposite House. This means

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Weekly Update: Action alert for tourism

We need your help! Please click here to sign a petition on the importance of tourism. The state’s supplemental budget for 2015-17 is expected to come out this week and it is

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Action Alert for Tourism

We need your help! Please click here to sign a petition on the importance of tourism. The state’s supplemental budget for 2015-17 is expected to come out this week and

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Weekly Update: Be sure to check your mailbox for latest issue of Washington Restaurant & Lodging Magazine

Check your mailboxes for the February 2016 issue of Washington Restaurant & Lodging Magazine. This great issue focuses on mega trends in food, menus and lodging. It is now in the mail and on its way to WRA members.