Members of the Whatcom County Business Community and British Columbia entrepreneurs who do business in Washington state are invited to the Munro Seminar for Civic Education November 5,6,7 at Western Washington University.
According to Western Today,
The Munro seminar is an annual program sponsored by Western’s Political Science Department designed to bring students, faculty, business leaders and legislators together to discuss how to build a smarter Washington. Ralph Munro is a WWU alumnus who served as Washington’s secretary of state from 1980 to 2000. He now serves as a member of Western’s Board of Trustees. The talks each morning will focus on technology, higher education, Washington’s business climate, Washington politics and more.
The November 5 10:30 AM session on Washington’s Business Climate may be of particular interest to business professionals:
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 10:30 AM: “Washington’s Business Climate: Too Much Tax? Too Much Regulation?”
10:30 to 11:45 a.m. – Panel with Rep. Chris Reykdal, vice chair of the House Labor and Workforce Development Committee and member of the House Finance Committee; Rep. J.T. Wilcox, minority floor leader, House Appropriations Committee; Paul Guppy, vice president for research, Washington Policy Center; and Andrew Nicholas, senior fiscal analyst, Washington State Budget and Policy Center.
The seminar will take place in the Viking Union building at WWU. Area business professionals attending the Munro seminars can obtain a free parking permit at Western’s Parking Office. For more information read the full article on Western Today.
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