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Senate gridlock dims small biz spirits

Small employers discouraged by lack of progress in Congress on revisions to Obamacare and tax laws, updated index shows.

July 2017

Non-residential building stagnant in U.S.

Government projects appear to be expanding, while private sector nonresidential construction is pretty much stalled, according to a new Census Bureau report with industry analysis.

July 2017

Boeing soars at Paris show

Western Washington's aerospace industry collected the most orders at this week's Pair Air Show, with Boeing counting 571 jetliners sold. Many of those will have South Sound components.

June 2017

Commercial construction backlog growing

No slow-down yet in a booming construction industry, according to first quarter reports from a national builders group.

June 2017

Ex-Congressman worries about future

Long-time South Sound U.S. Representative Norm Dicks is dismayed over what's happening today in the nation's capital, he tells local community leaders.

June 2017
U.S. new residential sales fell in April

U.S. new residential sales fell in April

Sales of new single-family residences nationally dropped off in April, compared to March 2017, but remained slightly ahead of the same month last year.

May 2017

Commercial building a bright spot

Construction remains one of the stronger industry sectors, according to the monthly national employment report that was issued this morning.

April 2017

Boeing spreads its base – elsewhere

Business-friendly Texas is gaining a new Boeing Co. operation later this summer, with a new customer services headquarters announcement that was made today.

April 2017

U.S. Int’l trade deficit improves

In spite of how the President characterizes America's international trade position and agreements, the monthly report of the U.S. trade deficit for February shows marked improvement.

April 2017

Bulldogs fans sparse at Final Four?

With much of the nation focusing on this weekend's NCAA basketball tournament championships, it appears that fans from the Carolina states may eclipse boosters of the two Pacific Northwest entries.

March 2017
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