Economy

Tied with San Francisco for best in the nation, Seattle's wages grew 2.1 percent from October 2016 to October 2017.

The update features new ways to visualize data about the regional job market.

Washington's Corporate Tax Structure ranks near the bottom because of B&O Tax and Sales Tax.

Sierra Pacific Industries finds promise and profit in the old-fashioned lumber industry.

The state's employment security department today announced strong employment growth in April over the year before, particularly in construction, retail trade and government. Here is the press release: 

Washington state tax system regressive taxes education

In 1932, attempting to reduce the property-tax burden on farmers, 70 percent of Washington voters passed an initiative to enact a graduated income tax.

Partnership for a New American Economy, a bipartisan group that makes allies of such unlikely pairs as right-wing media magnate Rupert Murdoch and grass-roots activist group One America, has released an extensive report that highlights the benefits of immigration to each state and calls for reforms in the immigration system.

A look ahead at the news business, the Seattle waterfront and transportation.

Boeing’s Ray Conner and 6 other contributors on how certain sectors will fare in 2017.