Warning: Use of undefined constant news - assumed 'news' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/waroundt/public_html/wp-content/themes/wrt-underscore/home.php on line 29
News - Page 20 of 39 - Washington Roundtable

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: Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Paccar, Gates Foundation

June 10th, 2016

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight the good work our members are doing in communities throughout the state as well as industry trends and key milestones. If you wish to showcase the work of a Roundtable company, please send us any ideas or links. Aviation Day: 1,000 kids get a behind-the-scenes look at Alaska Airlines More than 1,000 Seattle-area youth gathered at the Alaska Airlines hangar in… Read more

New 520 Floating Bridge Opens Today

April 25th, 2016

The floating section of the new 520 bridge is now open, offering six total lanes for traffic across Lake Washington, instead of the previous four. This is great news as our state hits a major benchmark in its quest to improve aging roads and bridges and finish projects in key economic corridors. (Washington ranked 31st for bridge quality and 39th for road conditions… Read more

Roundtable Board Welcomes Two New Members

April 18th, 2016

The Washington Roundtable is excited to announce the addition of two new members: Orlando D. Ashford, president of Holland America Line and Stanley B. McCammon, president & CEO of Joshua Green Corporation. Both Ashford and McCammon represent companies headquartered in Washington state, and each brings decades of leadership experience.  Welcome! Orlando D. Ashford is the president of Holland America Line, Inc. He oversees… Read more

Ready Washington Launches Student Voices Contest

March 31st, 2016

For students in grades 3-8 and high school, March marked the beginning of the Smarter Balanced testing window. Spring 2015 marked the first year Smarter Balanced assessments were administered, and student participation was mixed: For elementary and middle schools, participation rates were at 95 percent across grades 3-8, but high school participation rates were low, as more than 50 percent of 11th graders… Read more


Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @Boeing: In support of COVID-19 relief efforts and heroic healthcare professionals, we are offering our Dreamlifter cargo plane to trans…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @VulcanInc: News: Vulcan Real Estate's support of small business and nonprofit tenants during this difficult time » https://t.co/1QOt8Ov…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @GMA: .@RebeccaJarvis speaks one-on-one with Starbucks CEO @Kevin_Johnson on how the coffee chain is dealing with the coronavirus crisis…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @LAIRDNORTONWM: Philanthropy can play a huge role during a crisis. Carla Wigen, our Managing Director of Fiduciary Strategy, encourages…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 days agoRT @Mariners: The Seattle Mariners join the organizers of your favorite summer events and activities to ask for your help in flattening the…