Opinion: King County efforts to fight inequality are paying off, writes Dow Constantine

King County Executive Dow Constantine says too many residents are out of work or too discouraged to look for a job, but workforce reform is showing promising results......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Developers fight efforts to make them pay for public art

Real estate developers often agree to finance neighborhood improvements, like a sidewalk or a park or a bus stop, to help secure approval for their projects, but many are drawing the line in a new fight: paying for public art......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Opinion: Snohomish County investments are paying off

Economic Alliance of Snohomish County CEO Patrick Pierce lays out some of the important public-private partnerships that are driving the economy in the region......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018

Observations: Constantine is one of few good leaders in this region

PSBJ Columnist Bob Wallace argues that, while not all of King County Executive Dow Constantine's ideas are perfect, he is one of few prudent officials in Puget Sound-area government......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

BB&T CEO Kelly King: Technology key to SunTrust merger

"The combination with SunTrust will allow us to invest more substantially in technology," BB&T CEO Kelly King writes in his annual letter to shareholders......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

Seattle council unanimously expands landmark affordable housing program

Growing the program is expected to provide about 6,000 rent- and income-restricted homes over 10 years, which is a mere fraction of the 244,000 affordable housing units King County needs by 2040......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

Opinion: Lewis & Clark"s Wim Wiewel calls on higher ed to lead battle against climate change

"And as dispiriting as it might be having to contend with the head-in-the-sand crowd, all great social and political movements have fought uphill, against the status quo," Wiewel writes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2019

Outside the Box: Sorry Bernie, stock buybacks aren’t to blame for America’s rising income inequality

The rich are richer, but so are most Americans, writes Ed Yardeni......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 22nd, 2019

Burger King Is Starting a Fast Food Fight With KFC (Which Turned Colonel Sanders Into Colonel RoboCop?)

Burger King Is Starting a Fast Food Fight With KFC (Which Turned Colonel Sanders Into Colonel RoboCop?).....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 21st, 2019

Social Capital: These 5 charts show inequality is bad for your health — even if you are rich

Living in highly unequal economies like the United States is clearly awful for the poorest in society, but new research suggests it also damages the health and well-being of even the wealthiest among us, writes Pedro da Costa......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 20th, 2019

Peter Morici: The fight with China is about our national security, not toasters

The Trump administration is pursuing a trade deal with China that will not resolve bilateral commercial tensions and could risk national security, writes Peter Moric......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 19th, 2019

Extreme Leftist Pols in NY Must Be Stopped

$AMZN FLASH: Leftist Pols seeing to it that New York is Not open for business. Saturday, Representative Pete King (R-NY) urged Democratic leaders in New York to fight leftists m.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 18th, 2019

Opinion: U.S-China deal is near and Beijing might get what it wants

An election-bound Trump wants the China trade problem out of the way to bask in the spotlight choreographed by Chinese puppeteers during the North Korean summit later this month, Michael Ivanovitch writes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 18th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Democrats want to tax the rich to fight inequality, but will it work?

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are leading the fight to tax the wealthy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

Amazon"s $100 million Schodack distribution center faces new legal challenge

Members of a neighborhood association in Schodack aren’t giving up the fight against a proposed 1 million-square-foot Amazon distribution center in the Rensselaer County town. The Birchwood Association filed a notice of appeal on Feb. 6 preserving.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

United Way of King County chief Jon Fine will retire after 18 years

Jon Fine, 64, will retire as president and CEO of United Way of King County after 18 years at the helm. Fine, who informed the board of directors’ executive committee late Wednesday afternoon, is credited with making UWKC one of the leading branche.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Patti Payne: Russell Wilson, Ciara launch Dream Big teen empowerment campaign in Tukwila

Some 140 people gathered this morning at King County Library System’s Tukwila Library to watch Seahawk quarterback Russell Wilson and his entertainer wife, Ciara, unveil two limited-edition library cards featuring pictures of each. The event mar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

What You Need to Know About FinCEN’s Ongoing Anti-Money Laundering Efforts

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), one of the U.S. Treasury’s leading agencies in the fight against mo.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaFeb 3rd, 2019

Critical voices: John Lamping on the city-county merger opposition efforts, the future of St. Louis politics

"It's not hard for people to realize this could happen to me someday," Lamping said of the merger......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2019

Guest Opinion: What does $33 billion in regulatory cost savings really mean?

The Trump administration recently issued a report and supporting materials summarizing its regulatory cost cutting efforts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2019

Opinion: Things that could help struggling families during the shutdown

Steps should be taken to ensure that as the government shutdown stretches on it doesn't threaten the health and welfare of poor families, writes Kara Alaimo.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 25th, 2019