Category Archives: Legislature

Legislative hearing (video): impact of technology and innovation in Washington state

The Washington State Legislative Committee on Economic Development & International Relations heard presentations on the economic impact of technology and innovation in Washington – Nov. 5, 2009, Renton, Wash. http://www.tvw.org/Media/FLASH/PLAYER/4Embed/tvw-TimeCodePlayer.swf Agenda (time in parentheses): 1.(00:00:00) Lt. Gov. Brad Owen – … Continue reading

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Life sciences commercialization initiative signed into law by Governor Gregoire

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law E2SSB 6015 which directs the department of community, trade, and economic development (CTED) to review commercialization and innovation in the life sciences and technology sectors. According to the final bill report, CTED is … Continue reading

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Clean technology initiative signed into law by Washington Governor Gregoire

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law SSB 5921 which requires the governor to convene a temporary Clean Energy Leadership Council. The Council, in collaboration with a statewide, public-private alliance, will prepare a strategy for growing the clean energy technology … Continue reading

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Wash. House and Senate propose 20% budget cut for WTC

The Washington State House and Senate released their proposed 2009-2011 operating budgets in March — with each proposing a 20% reduction in state funding for Washington Technology Center. From a base of $5.676 million for the biennium, pass-through funding to … Continue reading

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WTC Chair testified to House committee on proposed budget cuts

Washington Technology Center board of directors chair Robin Halliday testified January 15, 2009 before the Washington State House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on the Governor’s proposed 2009-11 operating budget and the proposed 30% reduction in state funding for … Continue reading

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Companies meet state legislators

Several of the companies that WTC has supported had the opportunity to showcase their developing technologies directly to legislators at the 2003 Association of Washington Business (AWB) Legislative Reception. Held in Olympia, this event is one of the largest gatherings … Continue reading

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WTC takes its show on the road

WTC participated in a unique opportunity to showcase exciting new technologies at the 2001 Association of Washington Business’ (AWB) annual Legislative Reception. Held at the WestCoast Olympia Hotel, this event is one of the largest gatherings of business leaders and … Continue reading

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