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Office Hours archive for Oct. 26, 2010

TUESDAY, OCT. 26, 2010


Governor's order targets barriers to small business

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire today ordered state agencies to develop programs and institute reforms that will boost small businesses faltering in the ongoing economic downturn.The initiatives range from help with exports, to improving access to credit, to alleviating the burdens imposed by the state's complex…

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Settlement puts $11.7 million in pension fund

Washington's pension fund reserves will get a $11.7 million boost from a settlement announced today by Treasurer James McIntire.The agreement with State Street Bank resolves a dispute over foreign exchange transactions executed between 1997 and 2007, when the bank had custody of funds managed by…

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The Spokesman-Review business team follows economic development in Spokane and the Inland Northwest.