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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Pierce County CARES - Providing Much Needed PPE to Pierce County Businesses

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is in demand as businesses operate under new guidelines as part of the governor’s "Safe Start-Washington" phased reopening plan. Pierce County Economic Development launched the Pierce County CARES program to d...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Update: SAFE Boats awarded new Naval contract, will add 75 new maritime workers

Update: SAFE Boats International has been awarded an $89,717,984 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract for design, construction, outfitting, reactivation, and training for six Mk VI Patrol Boats with an option for two additional v...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 9, 2021

2021 Pierce County Business Survey Results

Pierce County businesses recently told the County’s Economic Development Department what they need to survive and recover from the pandemic. A survey of Pierce County businesses was recently conducted to learn which types of assistance they have used sinc...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

James Hardie Industries Celebrates 20 Years Working and Growing in Pierce County

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TACOMA, Wash. (February 21, 2020) - James Hardie Industries, the world-leading manufacturer of fiber cement siding and trim products for residential homes, multifamily dwellings and commercial buildings, together with Governor Jay Inslee, U.S. Representat...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Manufacturing Regulatory Roadmap Launched in Pierce County

OLYMPIA, WA (January 23, 2020) – The Washington State Department of Commerce today launched Regulatory Roadmap 2.0, the latest addition to a series of localized online portals designed to help ease the process of getting preliminary regulatory requirement...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Family-Wage Job Credit Program

The Pierce County Executive and County Council are committed to creating jobs in Pierce County. They recently passed a Family-Wage Job Credit Program effective January 1, 2019.

The Family-Wage Job Credit Program provides a one-time $275 credit per job to e...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Opportunity Zones

What are they? How do they work? Learn all about the Opportunity Zones from the State of Washington's Department of Commerce website.

www.piercecountywa.org/edd

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Economic Development