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Inmate college scholarships shine light on mounting student debt | Don Brunell

  • Aug 1, 2015 at 10:31AM

The Obama Administration announced it will begin providing Pell grants to federal prisoners, effectively overturning a 1994 ban on the practice. While overturning the ban requires Congressional action, the administration is circumventing Congress by designating the plan a “pilot program.”

 
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State ports losing ground | Don Brunell

  • Jul 26, 2015 at 11:39PM

Unfortunately, Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott (D) was correct earlier this year when he said Canada’s west coast ports are “eating our lunch!”

Chinese wine may appear on store shelves | Don C. Brunell

  • Jul 20, 2015 at 1:00AM

There was a time when wine connoisseurs looked with distain on wines produced in the United States.

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Washington state Department of Revenue offers free webinar about taxes for businesses, July 21

  • Jul 12, 2015 at 11:40PM

Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report.

Startup in a day with the Small Business Association

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

Starting a business can be overwhelming. You have to set up a legal structure, find office space, and apply for multiple licenses and permits, before you can even open your doors to customers. The process should not be tedious or time-consuming. That’s why the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is proud to join the White House in announcing the launch of our Startup in a Day initiative, in alliance with the National League of Cities.

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