Business Resources


State Governor Jay Inslee D (206) 573-1187
Lt. Governor Denny Heck D (360) 359-1514
Secretary of State Kim Wyman R (360) 763-4992
State Treasurer Mike Pellicciotti D (253) 874-7934
Attorney General Bob Ferguson D (206) 588-5705
State Auditor Pat (Patrice) McCarthy D (206) 682-7328
Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal N/A N/A
Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler D (509) 768-8523
Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz D (206) 682-7328
U.S. State Senator Patty Murray D (202) 224-2621
U.S. State Senator Maria Cantwell D (202) 224-3441
Congressional District 1 U.S. Representative Susan DelBene D (425) 483-1500
Congressional District 2 U.S. Representative Rick Larsen D (425) 259-1866
State Senator - District 40 Elizabeth (Liz) Lovelett D (360) 588-8707
State Representative Pos. 1 District 40 Debra Lekanoff D (360) 770-9689
State Representative Pos. 2 District 40 Alex Ramel D INQUIRIES@ALEXRAMEL.COM (360) 305-5079
State Senator - District 42 Doug Ericksen R (360) 786-7682
State Representative Pos. 1 District 42 Alicia Rule D (360) 441-3688
State Representative Pos. 2 District 42 Sharon Shewmake D 360-726-350
Supreme Court Justice Pos. #03 Raquel Montoya-Lewis N/A N/A
Supreme Court Justice Pos. #04 Charles W. Johnson N/A N/A
Supreme Court Justice Pos. #06 G. Helen Whitener N/A (253) 222-3673
Supreme Court Justice Pos. #07 Debra. L Stephens N/A (360) 628-8714
Whatcom Superior Court Judge Position 2 Evan Jones N/A N/A
Whatcom Superior Court Judge Position 3 David E. Freeman N/A N/A
Public Utility District 1 Commissioner Christine Grant N/A (360) 312-7568

Whatcom Business Alliance has compiled a business-related resource list for local businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus. For health-related updates and reports, please go to the Washington State Department of Health website.


Safer. Stronger. Together. A local campaign with posters and decals for businesses to display as they reopen. To get yours, go to: or pick up from the WBA office. Put together by the Whatcom County Health Department and the Port of Bellingham's Regional Economic Partnership.

Association of Washington Business website, Rebound and Recovery, offers free tools and templates to use as businesses reopen.


U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance

Information and application for low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID-19.


CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers Webpage


Department of Commerce's COVID-19 Webpage

Information on small business assistance and state and federal programs providing Covid-19 support.


Department of Labor & Industries COVID-19 Resources Webpage

Information on paid sick leave, workers' compensation, workplace safety and health.


Department of Revenue

Information on COVID-19 related relief for taxpayers.


Emergency Management Division Business Preparedness Webpage

Information on business preparedness.


Employment Security Department COVID-19 Webpage

Information on emergency rules regarding temporary layoffs, isolation and quarantine for workers and businesses.

Click here for a comparison guide to see some of the most common scenarios and benefits.


Governor Jay Inslee's COVID-19 Webpage

Information on financial assistance, export assistance, employer and worker assistance, insurance assistance.


Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Information on disaster assistance for Washington businesses impacted by COVID-10.