$1 Billion in Clean Energy Investments, Jobs to Region

Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) announced that the Pacific Northwest has been named a Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub, receiving a $1 billion investment. The designation for the Pacific NW Hydrogen Hub, a collective of private sectors, government, academic, research, and philanthropic communities across Washington,... Read More.

US economy adds 336,000 jobs in September

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers continued hiring in September, despite increased interest rates and an uncertain economic outlook. Employers added 336,000 jobs last month, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday.The September gains were higher than the average... Read More.

Federal Grants for Everett and Bellingham Shipbuilders Deliver Jobs, Boost Northwest Washington’s Marine Economy

Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) congratulated two Northwest Washington small businesses that were awarded federal grants under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Assistance to Small Shipyards Grant Program, which helps shipyards modernize, increase productivity and create jobs.MARAD awarded $1,168,613 to Everett... Read More.

Roku to slash 200 jobs, amounting to 6% of workforce

(NEW YORK) -- Roku plans to lay off another 200 workers, or 6% of its workforce, the video-streaming company said in a government filing on Thursday, just months after a prior round of layoffs in the fall that slashed 200 jobs.The company's revenue surged... Read More.

The labor market is booming and these jobs are growing the most

(NEW YORK) -- The job market is booming, despite headline-grabbing layoffs at tech behemoths like Amazon and Google.As illustrated by that contrast in fortunes, however, the hiring surge hasn't been distributed equally. For waiters and bartenders, job boards are lighting up; for computer programmers,... Read More.