Archive of: Mason County

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Enjoy 4th of July holiday

Happy 4th of July. Daily Biz Briefs will return on Wednesday, July 5th.

July 2017

Legislators ‘celebrate’ budget resolutions

Apparently proving the doubters wrong, state legislators are today putting final passage to a new Washington two-year budget, that adds significant new spending to 'basic education,' while bringing modest new tax revenues.

June 2017

PUD earns 38th consecutive ‘clean’ audit

Customers of Mason PUD 3 can be assured that their utility payments and taxes are being spent appropriately, say state auditors who completed a recent review.

June 2017

State revenue forecast updated

A modest improvement in forecasted state tax revenues announced today will not itself be enough to resolve budgetary differences in the state capital, even as the clocks runs down of the current legislative special session.

June 2017

Washington financial institutions strong

A robust Washington economy is helping financial institutions located here to report strong performance, and qualify for stellar ratings from a financial analysis firm.

June 2017

L&I seeking ‘heroes’

Individual workers who stepped up during a workplace or industrial emergency may be recognized by the state. Nominations are due this month for incidents that happened during the 12 months ended May 31, 2017.

June 2017
Unemployed rates keep falling

Unemployed rates keep falling

New jobs are being created at a faster pace than the South Sound workforce is growing, leading to lower April jobless rates that in any month for almost a decade.

May 2017

No government work for ‘wage cheats’

State and local government contracts are no longer available to any company that's been found guilty of wage theft, under a new law signed today at the state capital.

May 2017

New data to study for biz planning

New statistical data released by the federal government today contains detail down to the County level, if you are a numeric wizard or diligent follower of obtuse instructions.

April 2017

Home sales ‘red hot,’ sellers notice

With the arrival of spring, residential real estate activity in the South Sound continues setting records with higher prices and more new listings, though not near enough to satisfy the buyer demand.

April 2017
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