Mayor McGinn’s jobs plan could jump-start Seattle’s economy
The mayor is finessing the use of $40 million in federal tax credits to increase larger-scale investment in real-estate development, major equipment purchases and business expansion – all with the broader goal of creating jobs and opportunities.
Seattle improves upon its recycling record
City of Seattle
Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien announced today that Seattle set a new city recycling record in 2009, with 51.1 percent of the city’s residential, commercial and self-haul waste being recycled instead of going to the landfill.
The Puget Sound Regional Council has a plan for green jobs
Everyone is looking for the next big thing during an economic downturn, whether it be individuals searching for ways to reinvent their careers after lags and layoffs, or whole regions needing to rebuild their economies. The Prosperity Partnership determined that cleantech – and specifically, energy efficiency – could be an economic driver for the future.
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