Economy

AEG and Hudson Pacific Properties Partner to Deliver World-Class Arena to Seattle

Seattle Partners—a collaboration between AEG, the world’s leading owner, developer and operator of sports and entertainment venues, and Hudson Pacific Properties, a premier, publicly traded...Read More

Press Release: Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson hails national award for financial reporting

Local Government Investment Pool Continues Strong Performance For its most recent annual update on how Washington state invests surplus funds of more than 500 local...Read More

House carbon tax bill sees hours of supportive, critical public testimony

A bill that would introduce a statewide carbon tax was heard in the House Environment committee and was met with about two hours of testimony,...Read More

From left: Rep. Matt Manweller. R-Ellensburg, and Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, speak at a regular press conference about issues including a their stance on a carbon tax. (Photo by Erin Fenner.)

State Republicans reiterate their stance on a possible carbon tax: No

Republicans are not warming to a carbon tax anytime soon....Read More

City Action Days: Panelists review issues ahead for municipalities

It may not feel like it, but there are pressing issues unrelated to funding education, and a panel at City Action Days, hosted by the...Read More

Press release: Gov. Jay Inslee names new director of Results Washington

Gov. Jay Inslee today named Inger Brinck director of Results Washington, Inslee’s initiative to make state government more effective. Launched in 2013, Results Washington tracks...Read More

Paid family leave gets another hearing in House committee, no vote

A bill that would provide a funding mechanism for Washington’s paid family leave statute was heard, but didn’t get a vote at the House Appropriations...Read More

Roanoke: What is a bipartisan solution to helping homeless people?

There’s bipartisan agreement when it comes to homelessness, at least as far as identifying that it’s a problem that needs fixing. But there’s division when...Read More

Olympia’s Maritime Day brings in port business input

Keep Washington Competitive is scheduled to meet with members of the Washington Maritime Federation as part of the Federation’s Ports and Maritime Day in Olympia...Read More

Lawmakers hear legislation that would fund paid family leave

A previous version of this story said that benefits would be paid out to employees working at companies with eight or more employees, but under...Read More