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You are invited to check out news, information, and events in our region and with the Fife Milton Edgewood (FME) Chamber. If you are a current FME Chamber member then you are encouraged to log on and update your member profile. Are you interested in becoming a member? Joining is easy, just click on Join Now. If you are a visitor to the area, check out Visitor Info.

App for Determining Eligibility for Covid Vaccine

January 8, 2021

The Tacoma Pierce County Health Department announced an app for the Covid vaccine. When released, users will use it to determine their eligibility for vaccinations. The Health Department expects to release the app, called Phase Finder, later this month. App helps with understanding priority for vaccine Phase 1: Many health care workers and those living…

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Road to Recovery

January 5, 2021

Governor Jay Inslee announced a NEW Healthy Washington plan for the road to recovery. This new plan removes the old Phases of Reopening established back in May. Phased re-openings will no longer be done county-by-county. Instead, 4 healthcare metrics will determine the reopening for 8 regions. These metrics include: Infections decreased by 10% for 14…

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Understanding Newest Corona Relief Package – Two Webinars

January 4, 2021

Two webinars are happening this week to help with understanding the newest corona relief package. If you are wondering what the package means for your business, then tune in! The first is from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Join U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Neil Bradley, and CO— Content Director, Jeanette…

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Minimum Wages 2021

January 2, 2021

With the new year, there are new minimum wages for 2021. According to Labor and Industries, the new minimum wage is $13.69 for hourly employees. Download L&I’s minimum wage workplace poster here. Future Minimum Wage Future minimum wage will be based on the federal Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W).…

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Rollback Extension (again)

December 31, 2020

The State rollback extensions has been extended again and now lasts through January 11th. Read the full proclamation here. 

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New Stimulus Bill – PPP changes

December 26, 2020

Good news for small businesses with changes to PPP loans with the new stimulus bill. A $900 billion stimulus bill is now law. This stimulus bill includes significant updates to the Paycheck Protection Program. These changes apply to existing or new PPP loans. While the past changes were helpful, this makes the loan more beneficial to more…

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Climate Package for WA 2021-2023

December 20, 2020

When Gov. Inslee had his hat in the ring for presidency, he made it very clear that a climate package was important. It’s no surprise then, that a bold package has been introduced for or state. On Tuesday, he released a climate policy. Highlights are below. Head to the governor’s Medium page for the full…

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US Chamber: State of American Business

December 19, 2020

As members of the US Chamber, FME Chamber invites you to an exciting series titled State of American Business. During the 2nd full week of January, the US Chamber has a series of free webinars. Over the past year, our country has been challenged in ways few could have planned for, or even imagined. From…

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School Guidelines for In-Person Learning

December 16, 2020

The governor and the superintendent of public schools have announced a less restrictive School Guidelines for In-Person Learning. The new guidelines from the Department of Health have 3 categories. High, moderate and low. Each category has recommendations for who should receive in-person learning. In person learning should be made available for all students if cases…

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NFIB PPP and Covid 19 Webinar

December 15, 2020

Join NFIB’s PPP and COVID-19 experts, Beth Milito and Holly Wade, as they answer questions about: PPP forgiveness, including the latest from banks on the timing of application and acceptance COVID-19 updates and compliance resources for small business owners Congressional outlook for 2021, including 2nd PPP and extended COVID-19 paid leave CDC updates and state…

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