Economy

Sen. Brown celebrates National Day of the Cowboy Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, celebrates the 2014 National Day of the Cowboy by sponsoring Senate Resolution 8696, talking with members of the Benton-Franklin Fair Rodeo Court and visiting with the Washington Cattlemen’s Association at the annual “Beef Day” event at the Capitol. Read More...
Senate approves Brown’s ‘Reinvest in Washington Jobs Act’   Brown bill encouraging employers to hire members of the DD community also moves to House Calling it one of the most ingenious ways ever to promote economic development, members of the Washington State Senate today passed the “Reinvest in Washington Jobs Act” by a vote of 45-2. “We’ve heard... Read More...
In the News: Senate bill would benefit manufacturing Sen. Sharon Brown and Kennewick Mayor Steve Young hope a proposed pilot program will help the Tri-Cities and other areas draw in more manufacturers. Together, they came up with an idea that would allow manufacturers to reinvest some of what they would normally pay in business and occupation tax back... Read More...
Brown bill to lower energy costs and create jobs moves to House SB 6058 would allow hydro efficiency improvements to count as renewable under state mandate. Sen. Sharon Brown is calling on the House of Representatives to follow the Senate’s lead and pass her bill to reduce energy costs for residents and employers by formally recognizing incremental hydropower as a renewable form... Read More...
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