Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce in Yakima, Washington

Chamber Committee - Government Affairs Committee

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Name: Chamber Committee - Government Affairs Committee
Date: March 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
March meeting @ noon 3/27
March speaker - Emily Makings, Senior Research Analyst with the Washington Research Council to discuss the state budget and tax proposals.  She'll also address the WRC's recent analysis of the likely impacts of a proposed state capital gains tax.

Emily Makings is senior research analyst at the Washington Research Council, where she specializes in state budget and employment policy issues. Previously, Emily was an analyst for the National Mining Association, where she managed the association’s international policy. Before that, she was an analyst in the Tax Analysis Division of the Congressional Budget Office. At CBO, she prepared baseline projections for customs duties and wrote CBO cost estimates of bills under consideration by the Congress affecting federal revenues. A Yakima native, she graduated from Washington State University’s Honors College with a B.A. in economics.

Government Affairs Committee - Meets fourth Tuesday at Noon in the Mercy Leadership Center at the Chamber - The Chamber GAC initiates participation in Chamber Day in Olympia, the development of alt textLegislative-Business Agendas, Candidate Forums, E-mail Alerts, and other efforts directed at maintaining a business-friendly environment in the state. The Chamber maintains relationships with city and county officials to establish the vital infrastructure needed to retain, attract and grow business in the greater Yakima area. Receive committee emails click here
Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce
Mercy Leadership Center
10 N. 9th St.
Date/Time Information:
4th Tuesday of the Month - Noon to 1pm
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