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Home-Cooked Food Sale Legalization

Home-Cooked Food Sale Legalization

The California Senate’s voted on August 28, 2018, to pass AB 626, which would allow the sale of meals prepared in home kitchens and improve public health safeguards around the existing informal food economy, would benefit many of California’s entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs, especially women, immigrants and people or color.

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Without the fear of fines, AB 626 would permit thousands of existing home cooks to openly access business education and training on safe food handling practices. Small-scale microenterprises are an important tool for those who want to grow their business but don’t have access to sufficient capital to enter the commercial food industry. What’s more, this bill would protect consumers by ensuring public officials have access to the kitchens where the food is prepared and protect their rights to use existing public health reporting mechanisms if concerns arise.

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Manufacturing Leads Increase in Blue Collar Employment

Manufacturing Leads Increase in Blue Collar Employment

The nation’s blue collar jobs grew by 0.3 percent in July, adding 52,000 jobs in construction, manufacturing, and mining and logging. Manufacturing accounted for much of the gains in blue collar employment as the industry added 37,000 jobs, mainly in durable good, according to a new analysis from the Center for Economic and Policy Research.… Continue Reading

RESIDE Worldwide and WWStay Join Forces

RESIDE and WWStay Partnership to Benefit Users Seattle-based RESIDE Worldwide alternative accommodation and WWStay, a technology platform announced today a partnership that provides customized solutions to clients procuring and booking vetted accommodations for the their travelers. “Mobility, Project and Travel managers have long been searching for a single platform for booking and procuring vetted extended… Continue Reading

Washington State Wine Bold Campaign For August Wine Month

Washington State Wine Bold Campaign For August Wine Month

Washington State is The New Epicenter of Wine. The accolades are there – and now Washington State Wine is taking a new, innovative approach to spread the word with fresh advertising and bold messaging. The new campaign is launching in August for Washington State Wine Month as part of an effort to raise excitement about… Continue Reading

Praesidio Recognized Among 20 Most Promising Banking Technology Solution Providers for 2016

CIOReview Recognizes Seattle Security Data Platform Provide Praesidio Praesidio, a Seattle-based cloud Security Data Platform provider, joins an elite list of companies who earned a spot on the 20 Most Promising Banking Technology Solution Providers 2016 by CIOReview. In consulting with industry experts and technology experts at CIOReview, a coveted list of the top 20 banking… Continue Reading

Laura Skaer American Mining Executive Director to Testify Before Congress

Laura Skaer, Executive Director of the American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) will testify Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources oversight hearing examining the Presidential Memorandum issued on November 3, 2015 entitled, “Mitigating Impacts on Natural Resources from Development and Encouraging Related Private Investment.” Continue Reading

Jersey Mikes Subs to Open Second Location in Kent Washington

Owner Celebrates With Free Sub Fundraiser KENT, Wash., March 14, 2016 – Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Kent on March 16.  Franchise owner Robert Martin will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, March 16 to Sunday, March 20 to support Millennium Elementary School… Continue Reading

Kitchen Tune-Up Advances Strategic Franchise Growth in Seattle

Kitchen Tune-Up, widely known for cabinet refacing and its signature one-day wood restoration Tune-Up, recently announced a franchise growth plan throughout Seattle. (They sent out a press release) The award-winning concept aims to meet the growing demand from local homeowners seeking to update and upgrade the look of their kitchens.  Continue Reading

All Pumped Up: Boaters Set New Record for Protecting Local Waters

In 2014, Pumpout Washington, a joint project of Washington Sea Grant and Washington State Parks, helped divert a record 6 million gallons of raw sewage from Puget Sound, Lake Washington, and other state waterways. Now the 2015 numbers are in and they blow 2014’s record away. More than 8.3 million gallons that would previously have… Continue Reading

Local Conservation Expert Paul Dye to Lead Washington Sea Grant Outreach

SEATTLE – When Paul Dye focuses on marine conservation, change happens. Dye now brings that focus to Washington Sea Grant, where he recently began serving as the new assistant director for outreach for the marine research, education and outreach organization. Dye’s previous work in Washington has conserved fish and shellfish habitat, supported fisheries innovations to… Continue Reading