Seeking a higher degree of autonomy from the City administration, the Spokane City Council has hired Brian McClatchey as its own legal adviser.Mclatchey Law Firm, PLLC is a member of INBA and has extensive legal experience in the Inland Northwest. The move to obtain its own legal counsel stemmed from the City Council’s disagreement with Mayor David Condon’s […]
INBA Board Member Patrick Striker has been hired as the new Director for Spokane C.O.P.S. Patrick previously served as the Director of Employee Services at Skils’kin, a 501(c)3 non-profit providing services to disabled and developmentally challenged individuals. As C.O.P.S. Director, Patrick will oversee the activities of the Program Manager, Office Manager and a Fraud Crime […]
This week’s member spotlight comes to you from the Tri-Cities. Whole Family Insurance, founded and run by David Nelson and Eric Icayan, is based out of Richland. They pride themselves on opening their doors to everyone in the surrounding region, and they mean everyone. “As an independently operated agency, we get to set our own […]
A free-trade agreement being formulated by the Obama administration is receiving ever-increasing resistance from across the board. The TransPacific Partnershipp (TPP), which is being negotiated privately until a finalized document has been agreed upon, has been leaked in segments.Drawing criticism from legislators, internet masses, and economists, the TPP has yet another inherent flaw.