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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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Hot off the Grill: Legislative priorities in tourism

Tourism is a $16.4 billion dollar industry in Washington that annually generates $1.8 billion dollars in tax revenue and supports over 150,000 jobs.

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Washington Restaurant Market Watch: Central Washington hospitality industry remains open for business despite fires

Since an August 14 lightning storm, when our long, hot summer turned lethal, in Central Washington, and the forest burst into flame, the toll has been staggering.

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Hot Off the Grill: 2015 Legislative Session week thirteen

Dear WRA members, Today is day 89 of the 2015 regular session, scheduled to end April 26. The WRA’s key bills are still moving through the process. You can see

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Hot Off the Grill: 2015 Legislative Session week twelve

Dear WRA members, Today is day 82 of the 2015 regular session. On April 1 another big cut-off date passed. The WRA’s key bills are still moving through the process.

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Hot off the Grill: 2015 legislative session week ten

Today is day 68 of the 2015 regular session that is scheduled to last 105 days. Several major cut-offs have occurred, and the number of bills being considered has drastically

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2015 Legislative Session Week Seven

Today is the 47th day of a 105 day legislative session. Today is the second cut-off. Bills that weren’t culled from the list last Friday must have had a hearing

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Hot Off the Grill: 2015 Legislative Session Week Six

Dear WRA members, Today is day 40 of a 105 day legislative session. As the first cut-off, it marks an important milestone. Any bills that did not make it out

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2015 Legislative Session Week Five

Dear WRA members, Today is the 33rd day of the legislative session. Currently, the WRA GA team is monitoring 205 bills. Next week, we will be participating in 41 hearings on

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Hot Off The Grill: 2015 Legislative Session Week Four

Today is the 26th day of the legislative session and the first cut-off is rapidly approaching. We continue to monitor bills as they are still being introduced at an unprecedented rate.

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Hot Off the Grill: Third week of the 2015 Session

The third week of the legislative session was extremely busy for the WRA GA Team; it doesn’t look to be slowing down. There have been at least 1700 bills introduced

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Hot Off the Grill – Session has started

Session Begins On Monday, the 2015 session kicked off. What is usually a day full of less than exciting parliamentary motions to appoint leadership, propose timelines, and adopt procedural rules

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Hot Off the Grill: 2015 Session Starts Monday

The 2015 legislative session starts Monday! To keep you informed of everything that is going on we will be sending out this email update – Hot Off the Grill – every week on Friday.