Commerce is now accepting applications from communities interested in being designated as Opportunity Zones so they can offer tax incentives for economic development.
Mobile World Congress is in full swing in Barcelona. Executives from Bank of America, FedEx, Amazon, Telefonica, accueweather, Microsoft, Sky and Barclays Bank were among those visiting our companies at the Choose Washington stand in the Hanse-Aerospace Pavilion today. Members of our delegation also had a full slate of meetings and networking events, including a government-sponsored panel with companies and investors from Spain. We’re excited for another day of creating
By Robert Fiddick, Commerce International Trade Team The highlight of Day One for the Choose Washington trade show delegation at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain was the chance to greet King Felipe VI. The invitation reflects the strong relationship between Spain and Washington State. We were the first delegation to meet with the king at the show. James Costos, the U.S. Ambassador to Spain, visited our exhibit in the
Executives from some of Washington’s most innovative, small and medium-sized tech companies join the Department of Commerce next week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain
Governor’s advisory council taps leading industry analyst for rigorous objective assessment of Washington state’s competitive position to design, manufacture and assemble a new middle-market passenger plane under consideration by the Boeing Company.
Washington State has the vision to be the United States’ most sustainable maritime cluster by 2050. DNV GL will support the state to develop it’s “Washington Maritime Blue” strategy for the sustainable development of the state’s $38 billion maritime industry. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee’s Maritime Innovation Advisory Council launched an effort called “Washington Maritime Blue” in December 2017 to develop a comprehensive strategy for leading the nation in “blue”
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a benefit for working people with low to moderate incomes. OLYMPIA, WA – Workers earning up to $53,930 may be eligible to receive the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). A tax return must be filed to get the credit, even if no tax is owed or filing a tax return is not required. Many people are eligible for this tax benefit, but
Commerce today announced that YouthCare, in partnership with another nonprofit, Capitol Hill Housing, has been selected for a $1 million grant through the state’s Housing Trust Fund and the Office of Homeless Youth.
Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) offers workshops for local governments, tribes on funding for broadband projects in underserved communities OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) announced five workshop dates in June for rural communities interested in funding for infrastructure to bring broadband services to underserved areas around the state. The board approved policies to implement the new Rural Broadband Program at their May
The Office of Homeless Youth has completed three separate competitive funding processes to award $18.4 million over the next year and a half. Funding will expand shelter and housing services and launch six new “innovation grants” for homeless youth and young adults.