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Spokane has 90th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Spokane area was nearly 1,800 in the third quarter of 2018, a 113-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Washington ranked No. 20 in 2019 business climate index

Washington finished at No. 20 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 1 in Washington

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close one of its seven stores in Washington.

Analysis: Seattle ranks 40th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Seattle ranks that lack funds to pay debts among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Analysis: Washington ranked 18th most affected by government shutdown

Washington ranked No. 18 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

State institution: These 2-year Washington schools attract the most in-state students

Pima Medical Institute-Renton, Altierus Career College-Tacoma and Altierus Career College Everett enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Washington schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

AMAZON.COM: Amazon to Acquire eero to Help Customers Better Connect Smart Home Devices

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and eero today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire eero.

AMAZON.COM: Forgot Sunscreen, Sandals or Sunglasses? Customers Can Shop and Ship to an Amazon Locker at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Today, Amazon announced that, for the first time ever, Amazon Lockers will be available as a convenient and secure delivery option for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Lummi Nation and Port of Bellingham sign a landmark agreement

The Port of Bellingham and Lummi Nation have reached a landmark agreement setting the stage for a new era of cooperation and economic growth.

BELLEVUE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Sacred Circle Gift Shop Debuts at Sea-Tac Airport

The Port of Seattle today announced the grand opening of Sacred Circle Gift Shop, owned and operated by United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: So-Called 'Green New Deal' Costs Would Be Stupendous, Implementation Catastrophic

Today, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) released a legislative outline of the so-called “Green New Deal.”

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Washington ranks No. 18 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Washington was rated 18th best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in Washington

Seattle University, Western Washington University and Central Washington University top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in Washington in 2016

Analysis: Washington ranks 19th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Washington finished 19th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

AMAZON.COM: Second Spectrum and L.A. Clippers Select AWS as Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider of Clippers CourtVision

Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that AWS is now the primary cloud computing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence provider of Clippers CourtVision, the live, augmented game-watching platform created by the Los Angeles (L.A.)

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