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Washington is a happening place, especially when it comes to leading the nation in economic growth, innovation, ideation and workforce. To get the latest scoop, check out the links below.


Our resident business experts always have a lot to share. We cover the entire state in search of news and views about Washington’s businesses, economy, sectors and workforce.

Interactive Timelines

We’ve put together some informative timelines to give you a better idea about our history of innovation and invention. There’s one that covers all sorts of inventions that came out of Washington State and another that is focused on our aerospace industry.

Commerce News

Get the latest news about Commerce’s programs and services designed to strengthen communities statewide.


If you need some printed versions of our online collateral or view them interactively online, this is the place to go. Don’t see something you need? Give us a shout at marketing@choosewashingtonstate.com


From the informative to the downright entertaining, we’ve created some videos that cover a wide range of topics about Washington State and its economy. So grab some popcorn and Junior Mints and get ready to be entertained.

Media Contacts

If you are working on a story related to doing business in or with Washington State, we would love to speak with you. For quickest response, contact our Communications Director Penny Thomas at (360) 725-2805. You can also email our newsroom at Communications@commerce.wa.gov.

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