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Vaccine Eligibility April 15

April 2, 2021

Vaccine eligibility extends to all Washington residents on April 15. Well over a million people in Washington are fully vaccinated. More have received one…

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PPP Extension

March 31, 2021

The Economic Development Board sent a letter about PPP extension to us here at the chamber. Don’t fear if you haven’t yet applied for…

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Extended Deferment for EIDL

March 28, 2021

For those worried about paying back loans, an extended deferment for the EIDL has been announced. The U.S. Small Business Administration announced this for all disaster…

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New Round of Working Washington Grants

March 26, 2021

The chamber is once again sharing information on on a new round of Working WA grants. This information is from a press release from…

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Fife FBLA

March 21, 2021

The Chamber received a letter about Fife FBLA from Laura Ramos, teacher at Fife High School. We wanted to share it with our members.…

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Expansion of Employee Retention Tax Credit

March 18, 2021

A recent expansion of the employee retention tax credit means a significant number of small businesses will now qualify. Beginning on January 1, 2021…

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In Person Learning

March 17, 2021

The Governor has announced that all students, K-12 must begin receiving at least some in person learning. The deadline for schools implementing a hybrid…

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Employee Training

March 13, 2021

With all that’s happened and changed over the last year, you may find a need for employee training. Perhaps your business has pivoted, or…

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Vaccines for Phase 1B, Tier 2

March 11, 2021

Starting Wednesday, March 17, eligibility extends for vaccines for Phase 1B, Tier 2. The eligibility pool included teachers earlier this month. This update includes…

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Phase 3 of Recovery Plan

March 11, 2021

Today, Governor Inslee announced Phase 3 of the Recovery Plan for Washington. The Roadmap to Recovery will return to a county by county, rather…

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Stop State Bill 5096

March 6, 2021

The FME Chamber encourages you to use your voice to stop State Bill 5096. The state Legislature is considering this bill that introduces a…

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Educators Eligible for Vaccine

March 3, 2021

With President Biden’s announcement on Tuesday, educators are now eligible for the Covid vaccine. He announced a directive for availability for the vaccine for…

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