Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gave final approval Monday to a package of tax breaks for Boeing Co. in hopes of landing the company's new 777X, signing legislation at Seattle's Museum of Flight at Boeing Field.
The National Retail Federation came out with its holiday shopping forecast for the year. With sales numbers expected to increase by nearly 4 percent over last year, some major retailers are getting a jump start on the Black Friday sales rush by opening their doors on Thanksgiving. Here's a list of some of the stores that will be open and some which have decided to hold off until after the Holiday is over.
The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October, an unexpected burst of hiring in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days, and far more jobs in August and September than previously thought.
Multiple flyers posted around Seattle are part of a public campaign designed to draw attention to a local property management company that tenant advocates say refuse to respond to complaints about unhealthy living conditions. But, owners of the company in question argue the claims being made against them are baseless and they won't be bullied into changing anything.
Lawmakers started returning to the Capitol as a new special session kicked off Thursday to address tax incentives for Boeing that Gov. Jay Inslee says is needed to ensure the company builds the composite wings and fuselage of its new 777X in Washington state.
Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz announced his company’s plan Wednesday to hire 10,000 veterans and active duty spouses over the next five years in response to record growth and in anticipation of a 500,000-person future global workforce.
As part of an effort to become carbon neutral, Microsoft Corp. has entered a 20-year deal to buy power from a new wind farm in Texas, the first time the tech giant is directly purchasing electricity from a specific source.