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SPSCC trustee reappointed

A delayed announcement today from South Puget Sound Community College acknowledged that a former chair of its board of trustees has been named to a second term on the advisory body for the school.

November 2017

Tacoma, Seattle: 3rd highest sales tax in U.S.

It might not be a positive descriptor for economic development efforts, but only two other cities in the nation have higher sales tax rates than do Tacoma and Seattle.

November 2017

Tacoma (again) a Top-10 Digital City

More closely connecting its residents to city government has again earned Tacoma with national recognition as a Top 10 Digital City.

November 2017

State will recognize Pierce Co. for vets

State workforce officials are recognizing Hire-A-Vet efforts by Pierce County government at a special ceremony on Tuesday.

November 2017

Tacoma has new site for business

As it seeks to attract new companies and growing existing local employers, Tacoma's City Hall is upgrading and expanding its on-line tools in a major way. was unveiled today.

November 2017

Vehicle sales up, manufacturing weaker

State government's report on monthly economic trends has mostly good news for October, with certain sectors showing higher sales and employment, while tax collections continue above the forecasts.

November 2017

New state health leader named

The largest purchaser of health care benefits in the state of Washington is gaining a new leader to start 2018.

October 2017

Thurston broker offers healthplan advice

Local insurance professionals step up to help neighbors connect to Affordable Care Act health plan coverage.

October 2017

Federal $$ for South Sound DV programs

Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Mason and Pierce counties should benefit from grants from the federal government announced recently.

October 2017

Tacoma minimum wage goes higher

Employers within City of Tacoma should plan for another minimum wage increase effective with the start of the new year.

October 2017
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