Stories tagged: green jobs
Fri., March 19, 2010
‘Green’ jobs blossoming in state
OLYMPIA – Washington counted twice as many people working in “green” jobs last year as in 2008. Although changes in the way jobs were counted are responsible for much of …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2010
Obama, Verner talk trade
Spokane’s mayor on Thursday got a brief audience with President Barack Obama at the White House. Mary Verner was one of about a half dozen mayors Obama picked to ask …
Wed., Jan. 20, 2010, 3 p.m.
Wash. House approves bonds for school upgrades
Voters would decide whether to launch a statewide package of energy-efficient school makeovers under a bill approved Wednesday by the state House.
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009, 5:43 p.m.
Gregoire outlines green-jobs plan
More than 47,000 Washington workers have “green jobs,” far more than estimated and twice the goal set by state officials for 2020. But Gov. Chris Gregoire said Thursday that Washington …