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WPC Announces 2014 Annual Dinner Events!

Washington Policy Center is excited to announce the dates for our 2014 Annual Dinner Events!

Live in Spokane on September 23rd, we are honored to feature former Congressman J.C. Watts. For more information and to register, please click here.

Live in Bellevue on October 2nd, we are honored to feature former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates. For more information and to register, please click here.

Stay tuned for more exciting announcements about additional speakers for each dinner, coming soon!

New at Washington Policy Blog

Friday, April 18, 2014
The State Auditor’s Office released the results from a WPC-requested audit on the Columbia River Crossing project a few days ago.
Friday, April 18, 2014
A new report ranking the economic competitiveness in the 50 states shows that while Washington’s economic performance over the past ten years (2002-2012) has been better than most states, the future looks grim.  
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently warned an increase in the minimum wage could result in a reduction in the company’s famously generous employee benefits.  Schultz argues minimum wages should take into consideration the “total compensation” an employee receives, which in the case of Starbucks employees includes full health coverage, free food, bus passes, 401K, education assistance, stock rewards, bonuses and more—even for part-time workers.

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