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The 2022 Legislature came to a close last week. A few interesting things to note: HB 1099 – which added climate change to the list of items that must be addressed in the Growth Management Act plans DIED on the House floor. The conference committee amendment had a scope challenge in the Senate which delayed…Read More
Virtual Event- 7th Annual Wed, May 4, 2022 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM2 Keynote Speakers 8 Mini Sessions (Attend only the sessions you want OR attend all) Tickets: $25 General Admission ($18 Student and Veteran) SPEAKERS WILL BE LIVE AND BE RECORDED IF YOU MISS IT. Important: When placing your ticket order, make sure to select…Read More
2022 Greater Pierce County Purchasing Forum with Alliance NorthwestThursday, March 10, 20228:00 am – 2:00 pmVirtual Event on the SWAPCARD PlatformClick Here to Register Is your business looking to create or expand a revenue stream by working with government? You’re invited to attend the virtual 2022 Greater Pierce County Purchasing Forum in partnership with Alliance Northwest to…Read More
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OFFERS YOUNG ADULTS EXPERIENCE, HELPS EMPLOYERS FILL STAFFING NEEDS Tacoma, WA: A new jobs program for young adults aims to offer valuable work experience while aiding local businesses with staffing needs. Hire Pierce County: Next Gen pays interns $15 an hour for 20 hours a week for up to 16 weeks of work.…Read More
The FME Chamber is a strong supporter of the Fife FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) program. We invite you to take advantage of a fun opportunity to participate as a judge for the FBLA Puget Sound Region Winter Conference on Saturday, February 5th. FBLA PUGET SOUND REGION WINTER CONFERENCEThe Puget Sound (PS) Future Business…Read More
Please join the FME Chamber for our 2022 Legislative Day and Hill Climb on Tuesday, Jan. 18 and Wednesday, Jan. 19. This hybrid event offers a unique opportunity to connect with our state legislators and agency officials, made possible thanks to our partnership with the Association of Washington Business Grassroots Alliance. The agenda includes 15-minute…Read More
Should I be collecting the payroll tax for WA Cares starting next week? That’s a question many employers are pondering. This is an important status update on Washington’s new long-term care program known as WA Cares from AWB (Association of Washington Business). Two weeks ago, Gov. Inslee and state legislative leaders released a statement saying they…Read More
The Build Back Better Act would do things that few could argue is good for many Americans. Insulin costs would come down. Child tax credits would mean fewer kids go hungry. Health care access would be expanded. It doesn’t seem as if Build Back Better Act will pass the senate before the holidays and it…Read More
Inslee is looking at the possibility of a delay in WA Cares payroll tax set to be implemented in January. Many have complained about the program that unquestionably has issues and the governor is looking at pushing the pause button. He says that he does not have the power to make this decision himself, but…Read More
The current state of Biden’s Vaccine Mandate has some breathing a sigh of relief and others worrying about Covid spread. Regardless of one’s feelings about vaccination, the courts have made it clear that OSHA may be overstepping. The courts have ordered OSHA to “take no steps to implement or enforce” the ETS “until further court…Read More
The FME Chamber exists to be the CATALYST for business growth,
The CONVENER of Leaders & Influencers,
And the CHAMPION for a stronger community.