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%