Washington state’s economic miracle continues
You may recall that CNBC ranked Washington America’s Top State for Business, Business Insider ranked our economy #1, and we led the nation in state GDP growth the last two years. Now, we’ve been named the best state for workers by Oxfam America. The organization based its findings on wages, worker protections and workers’ rights in all 50 states and the nation’s capital — and only the District of Columbia topped the Evergreen State. The state’s new paid family and medical leave program played an important part in securing Washington’s spot in the Best States to Work Index.
Read the rest of the story on Gov. Jay Inslee’s Medium page.