• News for Economic

  • Thursday, December 01, 2022
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses economically impacted by the Bolt Creek Wildfire that  occurred Sept. 10 – Oct. 21, 2022, SBA’s Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster following a request received from Gov. Jay ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 29, 2022
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded private nonprofit organizations of the Dec. 29, 2022, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by severe winter storms, snowstorms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred Dec. 26, 2021 - ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Community, Economic
    Tuesday, November 29, 2022
    At The Burlington Chamber of Commerce, we believe in connecting Commerce to Community.  Today is Giving Tuesday, and we hope you'll take a moment to help support your favorite non-profit. While Monetary support makes a significant impact to an organization's mission and vision, we wanted to share different ways you can still help show your support to a non-profit: Use your social network to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Fundraising, Press Release
    Friday, November 25, 2022
    Thank you again, and Happy Holidays!Noah Wathen | Recruiting SpecialistNoah.Wathen@expresspros.com1806 Riverside Dr, Ste D, Mount Vernon, WA 98273(360) 336-1980
    Categories: Economic, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 23, 2022
    OLYMPIA, WA - November 23, 2022 – Today, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that he is pursuing funding from the Legislature to establish an Organized Retail Crime Unit in his office. This 10-person unit would include prosecutors and investigators, to combat organized retail crime.  Organized Retail Crime involves a group of individuals that steal products not for their own ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Economic
    Tuesday, November 22, 2022
    The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) is looking for employers to participate in paid focus groups in English and Spanish. Your opinions matter! Are you an employer with 10 to 500 employees? If so, we want to hear from you. This is an opportunity for you to help improve workers’ compensation programs for employers. An independent research firm, PRR, will conduct the focus ...read more
    Categories: Papers-Research, Press Release, General News Article, Economic
    Tuesday, November 22, 2022
    El Departamento de Labor e Industrias (L&I, por su sigla en inglés) del Estado de Washington está buscando empleadores para participar en grupos focales pagados en inglés y español. ¡Sus opiniones importan!¿Es usted un empleador con 10 a 500 empleados? Si es así, queremos oír de usted.  Esta es una oportunidad para mejorar programas de compensación para el trabajador para empleadores.Una empresa ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Papers-Research, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, November 21, 2022
    We are spreading the word about the Information Session for the upcoming Community Accelerator Grant program from ArtsFund.  The Community Accelerator Grant isOpen to all WA nonprofits whose primary mission is to present or support arts and cultureMin budget size is a three-year average of $25,000Grants are $2,500 - $25,000 and are unrestricted (no Covid impact required)Grant application will be ...read more
    Categories: Fundraising, Press Release, General News Article, Economic
    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    Round 10 of the Career Connect Washington program builder grants has recently opened with applications due Dec. 30, 2022. These grants bridge connections between industry and educators to create and scale Career Launch, Prep and Explore programs. The average grant is targeted at $100,000-$150,000 over 18 months, specifically for program development costs including staff salaries/benefits, costs ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    Portable Restroom Services 2023-2024, 2025 OptionRequest for ProposalThe City of Burlington invites interested contractors to participate in a competitive bid process for a Portable Restroom provider.  The qualified contractor would provide for the rental and servicing of portable restroom services at various locations in Burlington's park system.More information regarding requirements for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Papers-Research, Economic
    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    The Skagit County Board of Commissioners are currently in the process of drafting the county’s 2023 budget. The preliminary budget will be made available to the public on Monday, November 21, and will be accessible on the County’s webpage here: www.skagitcounty.net/Departments/BudgetFinance/2023Budget.htm.If you would like to learn about what is in the budget, please attend the upcoming ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 09, 2022
    Skagit County is reviewing what agritourism means to the County’s agricultural community and rural residents. Planning & Development Services is currently analyzing agritourism activities in Skagit County to develop a report on the economics of agritourism, a current assessment of County policies, and relevant case studies.The study is anticipated to address the current situation with farm stands ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Human Interest, Economic, Community
    Monday, November 07, 2022
    The Port of Skagit’s 2023 preliminary budget for capital projects and operations is now available for review.    A copy of the budget presentation can be downloaded from the Port’s website at www.portofskagit.com  or a printed copy can be picked up at the Port of Skagit Administrative Office at 15400 Airport Drive in Burlington.  Some of the highlights of the budget include a $50-million ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
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