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: Cowles Company, Seattle Mariners, Gates Foundation, Starbucks, and Vulcan

May 5th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on the Cowles Company, Gates Foundation, Seattle Mariners, Starbucks, and Vulcan. Betsy Cowles Inducted into Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame Congratulations to Betsy Cowles, chairman of the Cowles Company, and vice chair of the Roundtable board, who was inducted into the Spokane Citizen Hall… Read more

Updated: Benchmarks for a Better Washington

May 3rd, 2017

How does Washington rank on issues like innovation, education, transportation, and business climate? Today’s update to the Benchmarks for a Better Washington provides a snapshot of state performance against 13 key metrics. Our goal: Make Washington a top 10 state for quality of life and innovation while ensuring it is not one of the 10 most expensive states in which to do business. Check out the… Read more

Around The Table: Gates Foundation, Microsoft, and PNNL

April 14th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on the Gates Foundation, Microsoft, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Gates Foundation Launches Higher Ed Podcast “To A Degree” The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the launch of a new podcast led by the organization’s Postsecondary Success team. To A Degree “highlights the… Read more

Around The Table: PNNL and Chateau Ste. Michelle

March 24th, 2017

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we shine the spotlight on Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Chateau Ste. Michelle. In the News: PNNL Director Dr. Steven Ashby pens op-ed, “Skating to where the puck will be” In a recent issue of the Tri-City Herald, Dr. Steven Ashby, Director of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, highlights… Read more

Twitter

Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 weeks agoJoin us! Washington Roundtable and @part4learning are hiring a marketing communications specialist. We're excited to connect with candidates with strong abilities to translate complex policy information info visually appealing and informative content. https://t.co/nW9Qcsm89Q
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable1 month agoExcited to see this great work! https://t.co/IgwjrPAhU5
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable1 month agoRT @OneRoofFdn: The @SeattleKraken & One Roof Foundation are beyond honored to accept the @PSBJ Corporate Champion of the Year Award! We’re…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable1 month agoRT @Saltchuk: Happy #NationalMaritimeDay! Today, we recognize and celebrate all who help keep America's maritime industry running smoothly…
Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 months agoRT @Part4Learning: Congratulations to the talented WA students who celebrated a major step toward their STEM education & career goals at th…