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New Public Works director for Thurston

A 15-year veteran of Pierce County's government is the newly named director of public works for Thurston County.

September 2017

L&I sees lower ’18 Workers Comp rates

State government managers of the Workers' Compensation insurance program believe they can lower the per employee-hour premium an average of 2.5 percent next year.

September 2017

State forecast sees revenue increase

Less than three months into Washington state's new biennium, economic forecasters already see larger tax collections than expected, along with generous opportunity for later weakness.

September 2017

State AG sues NW Detention on wages

The private operator of an immigration detention facility on Tacoma's Tideflats has been sued by the state for failing to pay minimum wage rates to those held there who perform its operational tasks.

September 2017

Seaport Alliance CEO honored

The innovative joint marketing approach between Port of Tacoma and its Seattle counterpart has drawn more plaudits for CEO John Wolfe of Northwest Seaport Alliance at an industry conference.

September 2017

40/40: Learning for life & public service

A home-grown college professor and attorney helping to create the new emergency calls dispatch center are two members of 2017 "40 Under Forty" recognition program.

September 2017
40 Under Forty reaches 600 in 2017

40 Under Forty reaches 600 in 2017

Business owners and executives, entrepreneurs, bankers, attorneys, architects, non-profit leaders, pastors and managers of key government operations are all included on the 2017 "40 Under Forty" list of honorees announced today.

September 2017

State fines large dental insurer

An acknowledged failure to provide timely customer service will cost a California-based dental insurance provider at least $100,000 in a penalty announced today from Olympia.

September 2017

Executive appointments announced of note

South Sound business and civic organizations announce new hires and a retirement of note.

September 2017

Exports down, car sales up, per tax report

The monthly report of Washington state tax collections includes a snapshot of the overall economic activity. Most signs remain positive in the most recent release this week.

September 2017
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