The Roundtable works to effect positive change on public policy issues that are most important to supporting state economic vitality and fostering opportunity for all Washingtonians. That work includes sharing news and analyzing policy developments affecting our state.

Latest News

Around The Table: Microsoft, Mariners, Puget Sound Energy

October 17th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Microsoft, Puget Sound Energy, and the Seattle Mariners. Microsoft Introduces TechSpark: A New Program Aimed at Growing Economic Opportunity for All Americans This month, Microsoft launched TechSpark, a national civic program aimed at fostering greater economic opportunity and job creation through partnership with… Read more

Cross-Border Leaders Gather for 2017 Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference

September 12th, 2017

Leaders from British Columbia and Washington state are coming together for a two-day conference in Seattle this week to discuss new cross-border initiatives aimed at improving connectivity, strengthening innovation, and generating economic opportunity in the Cascadia Corridor. The 2017 Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference will showcase progress made since the joint effort was launched during the first conference in British Columbia last September; celebrate… Read more

NEW: 2017 Chair’s Report

September 11th, 2017

The 2017 legislative session is behind us, and it’s time to look back at all that was accomplished and how those accomplishments align with priorities of the Washington Roundtable. Roundtable Chair Kimberly Harris, President & CEO of Puget Sound Energy, recaps this year’s four legislative sessions and previews the work to be done in the years ahead in the 2017 Chair’s Report. A… Read more

Around The Table: Boeing, Laird Norton, Seattle Genetics

August 14th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Boeing, Laird Norton, and Seattle Genetics. Boeing Employees Take Steps to Aid Veterans and Communities Around the World About 60,000 employees tracked their Boeing on the Move steps and another 28,000 signed up separately to participate in the June 22 Boeing Moves the… Read more

Twitter

Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 weeks agoExcited to welcome six new members to the Washington Roundtable board! https://t.co/rHhAkbUJ8f
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 weeks agoHappy New Year! Happy to share our 2020 Policy Agenda and get to work in 2020 on making WA a great place to live, work & do business! https://t.co/CeI5f9ZQI9
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable3 weeks agoA key takeaway for HS students in 2019: Completing the FAFSA can be a career-maker. https://t.co/R3ygJunFu6 #Pathto70 #WAedu @WSACouncil
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable1 month agoCheck out the new #opportunityscorecard from @opportunitywa. See where WA ranks on key education, transportation, economic vitality metrics. Check out how WA fares as we close out 2019: vitality: https://t.co/L6JkT73bKk https://t.co/ZFvDa1X6bB
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable1 month agoNEW #CredentialEssential story in the @seattletimes: Practical support clears a path for students to think big about their futures. https://t.co/NNw7GGrcd2 @AVID4College @MaliaRS1 @228Cascade @CHSKODIAKS @NCESD @waOSPI @WA_SBE #WAKids4WAJobs #Pathto70 #WAedu #ThisisAVID