WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, calling on him to elevate Washington apple access in India by reducing tariff rates for U.S. apple growers.
Sen. Cantwell announces $225K grant to bolster economic development for Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) announced that the North Central Washington Economic Development District has been awarded a grant to implement a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) for Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties.
OMAK – The Economic Alliance Infrastructure Committee would like to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2020 Prioritization process for Economic and Community Development projects and Public Infrastructure projects within Okanogan County.
OMAK – Mid-Valley Hospital organized a Healthcare Executive and Legislative Summit, co-sponsored by North Valley and Three Rivers hospitals at 12 Tribes Casino on July 25, 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the details of a $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agriculture producers affected by unjustified retaliatory tariffs by China. The Market Facilitation Program, which provides direct payments and financial relief to producers, included aid for Northwest cherry growers, thanks to a provision secured by Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed a provision pushed by U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-4), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, that will increase access to aid for cherry growers hurt by the unjustified retaliatory tariffs by China. The measure passed 354-58.
OROVILLE – After some review, the Oroville City Council approved the repeal of the city’s Business License Ordinance which required each business operating in the city limits to register and pay an annual $25 fee.
TONASKET — Just when Tonasket thought it was going to be without a pharmacy after Roy’s Pharmacy, a decades long institution, shuttered its doors, word comes that in the spring or summer of 2019 a new pharmacy will be opening.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Housing Authority and Marty Miller, of the Office of Rural and Farmworker Housing, invites local growers and those interested to attend a meeting to discuss the future needs of H2A and non-H2A farmworker housing in the Oroville area.
OMAK – The Okanogan County WorkSource, together with Economic Alliance, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and The Colville Confederated Tribes are bringing together job seekers and companies who need their talents.