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Short-term psychiatric detention funds

State financial support to community resources for mental health crisis care was announced today, and five South Sound projects earned cash.

September 2016

$50k to Tacoma small biz ‘Accelerator’

Federal funding to support entrepreneurs in Tacoma-Pierce County as they 'accelerate' their jobs growth was announced today.

September 2016

Workers’ Comp scam priced at $81,000

Felony charges were presented against a South Sound man for allegedly receiving workers' compensation payments, while also continuing to work.

August 2016

Insurance firms fined big

Citing problems in dealing with consumer complaints, two large insurance carriers that operate in Washington were fined $750,000 in an action announced today.

August 2016
2 resort concepts for Chambers Bay

2 resort concepts for Chambers Bay

Two development proposals for available property adjacent to Chambers Bay Golf Course were revealed to Pierce County Council and the public today.

August 2016

State’s tax haul continues strong

Retail sales tax collections in Washington are running higher than a year ago, especially from motor vehicles, food and beverages, sporting goods, toys and books.

August 2016

State AG sues Tacoma Port, EDB, Chamber

Tacoma's port commission, EDB and Chamber of Commerce were sued today by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson over their combined efforts to keep citizens' petitions for restrictions on water use off the November ballot.

August 2016

Hop to it, Thurston County Fair

In a civics lesson outside of the classroom, kids who attended last week's Thurston County Fair voted in an election to choose the mascot for 2017's Fair.

August 2016

Re-fi the debt, save $4.1M

Taking advantage of today's low interest rate environment, a Shelton-based utility acted today to replace higher-cost old debt with new borrowing -- and save a quarter-million dollars per year for the next dozen years.

August 2016

40: Worldwide health & local solutions

A humanitarian, author, medical professional and entrepreneur are all descriptions for one 40 Under Forty honoree, while another is working through public policy efforts to solve people's problems.

August 2016
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