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.
Unless state lawmakers pass a statewide transportation package to fund critical freight projects, Washington state may continue to watch the maritime sector bleed jobs while Canada grows at our expense.