Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) Supports Upcoming School Bonds and Levies

Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) Supports Upcoming School Bonds and Levies EASC’s Board of Trustees voice their strong support for the fourteen School Districts across Snohomish County that are asking their citizens to vote “yes” on a bond or levy in the upcoming February special … Read more about Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) Supports Upcoming School Bonds and Levies

EASC goes to Washington

Last week was busy in regards to advocacy here at EASC. President & CEO Patrick Pierce and Senior Manager of Business and Economic Advocacy, Erik Ashlie-Vinke flew back to Washington D.C. with the City of Everett, Snohomish County Executive’s Office and the Port of Everett to advocate on a … Read more about EASC goes to Washington

December 2016 unemployment rate 3.9%, a 20-year low; Q3 retail sales up 7.8%

EASC's January Economic Indicators dashboard, updated to December 2016 data, reflects an overall strong economy heading into 2017. The December 2016 unemployment rate was 3.9% for Snohomish County, which is the lowest December rate since 1997, which was 3.8%.  The December 2015 rate was 5%. This is … Read more about December 2016 unemployment rate 3.9%, a 20-year low; Q3 retail sales up 7.8%