From the Press Room

The federal stimulus plan will create 800 regional summer jobs for low-income young adults, and the Southwest Washington Workforce Development Council is looking for contactors to run the Summer Youth Employment Programs this summer.

iQ Credit Union gave $5,250 in book grants to 38 schools in Southwest Washington as part of its Read With Me grant program.

The proposed cap-and-trade carbon emissions control pact could cost Washington up to 18,292 net jobs and $5.7 billion in personal income, says the Washington Policy Center.

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