Posts Tagged ‘Governor Gregoire’
The greater Spokane region is the best on the planet. That’s a bold statement that we’re not afraid to make. Let’s face it, we have everything we need here – great schools, great neighborhoods, great outdoor recreation, a 20-minute average commute to work, and a garbage eating goat (video).
But don’t take our word for it. We thought we’d back up our claim and share some of the accolades our region and our state have received in the past year or so. We’ll also add some comments.
We are back from Olympia, and back from the winter storm.
Despite Olympia getting a record snowfall (more than 14 inches!), more than 60 members of our delegation traveled to Olympia to meet with our regional representatives from the 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 9th legislative districts, plus Governor Christine Gregoire. All of our regional representatives met with us or with members in our delegation.
It’s that time again.
We’re partnering with the Spokane Valley and West Plains chambers of commerce to lead a large delegation (as in more than 70 people) to Olympia to advocate on behalf of Eastern Washington.
Time to get our show on the road.
Fourteen area public school districts will have a levy on the Feb. 14 ballot (which drops in the mail Jan. 27). These levies fund vital programs and resources, such as textbooks, teaching materials, extracurricular activities, classified support staff and a lot more.
The levies will fund bus transportation and vital programs and resources, such as textbooks, teaching materials, extracurricular activities, classified support staff and a lot more.
The Executive Committee of Greater Spokane Incorporated voted on behalf of the Board of Trustees to support the school levies.
Three great things happened recently. Let’s take a look at the good news.
It’s a good time to give kudos where kudos are due. Actually, it’s always a good time.
Anyway, there’s a lot happening in Spokane worth recognizing. We thought we’d take a moment and highlight a handful of individuals and businesses. (more…)