Stories tagged: Washington state economy
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Washington jobless rate hits low of 5.2 percent in December
The unemployment rate in Washington hit a new low of 5.2 percent in December as employers added 6,700 new jobs, the state said Thursday.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
Donald Trump’s promises trigger fears of a trade war that would damage Washington’s economy
Trade experts warn that Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric foreshadows a trade war with China and a scrapping of hard-won tariff reductions. Washington state farmers, who would be among the casualties …
Tue., July 26, 2011, 10:49 a.m.
Spokane County, state jobless numbers up in June
Spokane County’s jobless rate was 9.1 percent in June, up from 8.8 percent the month before, the state reported today.