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$275 tax credit for new jobs in Pierce County

Pierce County leaders announce proposals for family-wage job credits An unprecedented number of Pierce County elected officials have come together to clearly state: Pierce County is open to business! Gathered…
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Northwest Now: Pierce County Economy

EDB President & CEO Bruce Kendall on KBTC’s Northwest Now Each week Northwest Now explores the current events and community issues that matter most to our region’s inhabitants.  On January…
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Teamwork: Et tu, HQ2?

We are in it to win it On October 18 a team from across Tacoma and the South Sound announced the completion of their proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2).   …
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Teamwork: October briefs

Welcome, new EDB investors The EDB is very pleased to welcome two new investors: Clover Park Technical College and Schnitzer Steel, a global leader in the metals recycling industry located…
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Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib visits EDB

EDB hosts Lt. Governor for economic listening tour The Lt. Governor spent Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in Pierce County, visiting Tacoma, Lakewood, and Parkland, as part of his continued economic…
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Tacoma featured on C-SPAN Cities Tour

TACOMA, WASHINGTON WEEKEND Featured on Book TV (on C-SPAN2) & American History TV (on C-SPAN3) https://www.c-span.org/citiestour Weekend of August 5-6 With the help of  Comcast partners, this weekend the C-SPAN…
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Run, learn, be charmed

A trio of Pierce County treasures made news this week. First up: The Tacoma Marathon! Why Run It: Nearly a third of this point-to-point course is along the city’s waterfront,…
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