We can thank Measures 66 & 67 for this year’s plumment in our state’s business climate. From the Oregon House Republicans: “In Chief Executive’s annual survey of best and worst states for business, conducted in late January of this year, 651 CEOs across the U.S. again gave Texas top honors, closely followed by North Carolina, […]
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- Washington’s Mass Timber Opportunity May 26, 2016The post Washington’s Mass Timber Opportunity appeared first on Washington State Wire.
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