Northwest

Boeing asks lawmakers to suspend preferential tax rate

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Washington state lawmakers say they will introduce bills, at The Boeing Co.’s request, to suspend the aerospace giant's preferential business and occupation tax rate until the United States and European Union resolve their long-running international trade…

Washington House approves bill protecting domestic workers

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The House has approved a measure that seeks to protect domestic workers from retaliation, sexual harassment and discrimination. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington has at least 100,000 domestic workers. The measure that passed…