Tag: Only in Seattle

SEATTLE’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY STRATEGY IS WORKING

April 26th, 2012

In the last several recessions, Seattle has lagged the national recovery, sometimes by as long as a year.  But, in this recession, we are at the leading edge of recovery.  Washington’s official numbers show the state’s unemployment rate at 8.2% in February, about equal to the national average – but that the Seattle area rate […]

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‘ONLY IN SEATTLE’ BUY LOCAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

February 7th, 2011

The Council’s Economic Recovery strategy (Resolution 31135, adopted in May, 2009) included calling for a ‘Buy Local’ campaign to help Seattle’s neighborhood business districts.  We know that local businesses are critical parts of our community, and that dollars spent locally stay in the local economy and generate more dollars and jobs as they circulate. The […]

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