Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Daily Biz Briefs

Today’s Top Headlines:
JBLM will lose one brigade as Army shrinks
Ports dredging funds moving forward
$2 million gift endows Tacoma professor
40 Under Forty honorees chosen
Torklift International on cover
Health care change, biz climate on tap 

JBLM will lose one brigade as Army shrinks

Department of the Army announced today that Joint Base Lewis McChord will be losing a brigade with its approximately 4,000 soldiers over the coming few years as part of a worldwide shrinkage of American armed forces. [Read more]

Ports dredging funds move forward

Anchor Bank - Business Loans - Ready and WaitingThe U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development today completed its mark up of the fiscal 2014 appropriation bill for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read more]

$2 million gift endows Tacoma professor

University of Puget Sound today announced a $2 million gift from William and Flora McCormick of Austin, Texas, to establish an endowed chair in biophysics. [Read more]

40 Under Forty honorees chosen

Forty individuals from around the South Sound are being informed that they will comprise the 2013 class of “40 Under Forty” in a recognition program organized by Business Examiner Media Group. [Read more]

Torklift International on front cover

Torklift International in Kent is showing off on the cover of the current issue of Seattle Business magazine as a Best Place to Work honoree. [Read more]

Health care, biz climate on tap 

More than 300 small business owners are registered for a Thursday, June 27, all-day session at SeaTac. Business experts from industries throughout the state will speak to Washington’s business climate and how health care changes will impact small businesses. [Read more]


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