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Local Business Leaders: Washington Regulations Not Complicated Enough
A coalition of Puget Sound business leaders issued a challenge to Washington State lawmakers Thursday, calling for greater complexity and obfuscation in business regulations. Representatives for the Seattle Area Alliance for Increasing Complexity in Government Regulations (SAAICGR) announced their proposal in a press conference from Olympia Thursday morning. The business climate in Washington is pretty challenging right now thanks to the seemingly endless amount of red tape the state forces you to go through to perform even the simplest of tasks, said Costco CEO James Sinegal, one of the groups founding members. But we are confident that with just a little more effort, 'seemingly endless' can turn into 'literally endless.'