Website offers Washington workers window into new careers
Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
With the approach of the school year, a new website is providing access to over 5,000 education and training programs, and offering users information about careers and where to get the training to prepare for them.
Study highlights states that are helping to create jobs, Washington is third in innovation
Washington Technology Center
“Enterprising States: Creating Jobs, Economic Development, and Prosperity in Challenging Times” is a must-read study from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that came out in May. The study indicates “proactive state policies and best practices with proven impact” for creating jobs.
$1.8 billion in Recovery Act Broadband projects announced
Department of Commerce
Secretary Gary Locke Wednesday joined Reps. Jay Inslee and Brian Baird at the Seattle Central Library in announcing a $54.5 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investment to help bridge the technological divide, boost economic growth, create jobs, and improve education and healthcare in difficult terrain both east and west of the Cascade mountain range in WA state.
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