This week on “The Impact”–
We’ll highlight the state effort to secure its place in the aerospace industry and land the production of Boeing’s next jet. You’ll hear the results of a new study ranking states by aerospace industry competitiveness and find out where Washington sits by comparison.
“We believe we’ve been one of the best if not the best for the last 100 years, but we can’t take anything for granted,” said Brian Bonlender, Director, Washington State Dept. of Commerce.
A water quality rule dispute weighs heavy on the minds of environmental groups and dairy farmers alike. Learn about the competing views involved in different challenges of the controversial state regulation.
“At stake is clean water for everyone who lives in Washington,” said Kaitlyn Kinn, Staff Attorney for the Puget Soundkeeper Alliance.
“I don’t see that that’s going to allow people to continue to produce milk,” said Dan Wood, Executive Director of the Washington State Dairy Federation.
There’s also a spike in health insurance rates predicted for Washington residents. Find out how much higher costs could be for 2019.