Marine cargo operations at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma supported more than 48,000 jobs in 2013, which generated nearly $4.3 billion in economic activity, according to a study commissioned jointly by the two ports and released this morning.
Reading International Monetary Fund assessments of economic growth forecasts for various countries can be a bit dry. So you will have to forgive us for having been a bit slow in reviewing their latest report on the U.S. economy.
While visiting the Port of Tacoma today, Gov. Jay Inslee met with the State Route 167 Completion Coalition to discuss possible next steps in the quest for a statewide transportation revenue package. He reminded the group of his commitment to the project.