After a nearly three-day shutdown, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution on January 22nd to fund the federal government through February 8th. Thankfully, local DOE and PNNL operations were not impacted because there was adequate carryover funding to temporarily bridge the gap. It's difficult to predict...

The Tri-City unemployment rate remained near record-low levels in November, reflecting a continuing expansion that has buoyed for more than three years. As one year clocks out and another clocks in, the state’s top labor economist predicts business will remain bullish through the coming year. “As the...

The Tri-City unemployment rate remained near record-low levels in November, reflecting a continuing expansion that has buoyed for more than three years. As one year clocks out and another clocks in, the state’s top labor economist predicts business will remain bullish through the coming year. “As the...

The Mid-Columbia economy is defying expectations, steaming through a season when hiring typically slows and construction work dries up. The local unemployment rate hit a record low of 4.6 percent in September and remained there in October, according to numbers released Tuesday by the state Employment...

The 19th Annual Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will feature local & national leaders presenting on key economic issues facing the region. Join us for THE event of 2018! Connect with industry influencers and engage...