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Help wanted: Washington state seeks new official to recruit and retain aerospace companies

The new aerospace official will create a business development strategy to recruit new aerospace businesses to invest in the state of Washington's aerospace cluster......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2018

Revealed: The 75 biggest corporate philanthropists in Washington

Puget Sound Business Journal has unveiled which 75 companies are the largest corporate philanthropists in Washington state......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2018

Saudi Aramco signs deals with French companies worth $10 billion: Al Arabiya

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco will sign eight deals with French companies worth $10 billion, the chief executive of the state-run oil giant told Saudi-run Al Arabiya TV on Monday during an official trip to Paris by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2018

Tech group urges U.S. to recruit allies to take on China, not tariffs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A trade group representing top technology companies on Monday told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that it opposes the Trump administration's focus on tariffs to try to change China's unfair trade practices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2018

NY state pension fund pushes for corporate board diversity

The New York official in charge of the state's $209 billion public pension fund says it will take steps to ensure women are included on the boards of companies in the fund's portfolio......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 21st, 2018

China expanded its controversial anti-corruption probe to focus on every official in the country

FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images China has created a new anti-corruption agency that can investigate any government employee in the country, including managers who work in schools, hospitals, universities, and state-run companies. The Nationa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2018

Failed State: EU Wants to Tax US Tech Companies

European Union plans for a digital tax on US tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google sparked fresh trade war tensions with Washington on Friday. Brussels will next week unveil proposals aimed at recover.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 17th, 2018

PUC orders emergency shutdown of key natural gas pipeline

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission late Wednesday ordered an emergency shutdown of the Mariner East 1 pipeline that runs from Washington County to the eastern part of the state. The PUC said it wanted operations suspended on the Mariner Ea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2018

U.S. Says Taliban Must Talk to Kabul, Not Washington

Senior State Department official endorses recent overture by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to the Taliban as a “benchmark event” on the road to peace, but says talks should not involve the U.S., something the Taliban have insisted on......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 6th, 2018

John Kerry Pokes Fun at Trump, Says He Wants to See His "Long-Form Girth Certificate"

At an exclusive Washington D.C. dinner, former Secretary of State John Kerry said he wanted to see Trump's "long-form girth certificate" following the president's physical and the social media-coined "girther movement".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 28th, 2018

Smaller companies face big hurdles in the international market

Washington's exports are down, but aerospace is still king. Check out what the director of the U.S. Commercial Service Seattle says are challenges standing in the way of companies doing business overseas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

State attorneys general want Congress to give banks the go-ahead to work with marijuana companies

California’s top law enforcement official and hi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 16th, 2018

U.S. top court to decide if online retailers must collect state sales tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether to expand the ability of states to require online retailers to collect sales tax, taking up South Dakota's dispute with three e-commerce companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

Companies in New York "open" to new payroll tax system: state official

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Companies in New York state are "open to the idea" of moving the state income tax code to a payroll tax system, a senior state official told Reuters on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 5th, 2018

China offers tax break to keep investors after US changes

China is responding to Washington's tax overhaul by offering foreign companies a break on Chinese taxes in a bid to retain investment......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 29th, 2017

Rush to set up LLCs met with a caution from secretary of state

Hoping to cash in on the new federal tax law, some Bay State workers have shown a growing interest in forming limited liability companies in time for the tax year that starts Monday, but a top state official is urging them to look before they LLC......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2017

This Map Shows You The Richest Politician In Every State

Did you know that George Washington was so rich that he wanted to reject his presidential salary? Wealth has always been a part of American politics, but, recently, political wealth crossed a new milestone (most Congresspeople are millionaires). T.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 17th, 2017

Washington doubles number of women CEOs at public companies — from two to four

Linda Massman, CEO of Spokane-based Clearwater Paper Corp., is among the 25 highest-paid CEOs of Washington state public companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 15th, 2017

Hawaii aerospace center seeks proposals for basalt fiber manufacturing feasibility study

Hawaii’s state-funded aerospace center wants to explore the economic feasibility of a basalt fiber manufacturing facility on the Big Island. The Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems issued a request for proposals on Tuesd.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2017

Maryland backs Washington Gas-AltaGas deal

The proposed $6.4 billion purchase of D.C.-based WGL Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WGL), the parent company of Washington Gas, by AltaGas Ltd. reached a key arrangement in the state of Maryland on Monday. The two companies signed a settlement agreement wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2017

Haryana seeks 25 paramilitary companies to meet Jat, BJP rallies on Sunday

Police officials said that adequate number of security personnel have been deployed in almost 13 districts of the state to maintain law and order.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 25th, 2017