University of Washington says its annual economic impact is $9.1 billion
Puget Sound Business Journal
The University of Washington has a $9.1 billion annual economic impact on the state of Washington, according to a new report prepared by a Pittsburgh consulting firm.
Mayor Mike McGinn proposes letting bars stay open later, or all night
Letting bars serve liquor later or even all night is one option Mayor Mike McGinn is considering as part of a new Seattle Nightlife Initiative to curb nightclub noise and violence. McGinn presented his proposal – which also includes required bar security-officer training, tighter noise restrictions and more late-night bus service – at a rock-concert-themed news conference Tuesday night on Capitol Hill.
Washington ranked 15th top state for business by CNBC
CNBC yesterday released its America’s Top States for Business 2010 ranking. Washington was ranked at number 15. They use publicly available data on the metrics in each of the ten categories to score the states, and then add up those scores to rank America’s Top States for Business.
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