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By Pam Roach

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VIDEO: WA Ports and Jobs
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VIDEO: WA Ports and Jobs
Filmed on location at the South Harbor of the Northwest Seaport Alliance (formerly known as the Port of Tacoma), this video takes an in depth look at issues facing Washington’s ports. Sen. Pam Roach, chair of the Senate Government Operations Committee, discusses the importance of keeping Washington’s ports competitive and...
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Senate committee work session examines challenges facing Washington ports
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Senate committee work session examines challenges facing Washington ports
Roach and Chase lead effort to bring attention to ports’ effect on jobs across state On Tuesday the Senate Government Operations and Security Committee met at the Port of Tacoma for a detailed look at challenges facing Washington’s ports and how issues of port competitiveness affect Washington jobs. “Washington ports...
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Our Ports: Changing Future (KING 5 Special Report)
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Our Ports: Changing Future (KING 5 Special Report)
The Port of Seattle and the Port of Tacoma have huge bearings on our regional economy. KING 5’s Chris Daniels, Ryan Takeo and Alex Rozier take a look at how changes at other ports, including Canada’s Port City of Prince Rupert and the Panama Canal, could impact us locally. A...
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In the News: State has much to learn from Panama Canal
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In the News: State has much to learn from Panama Canal
BY SEN. PAM ROACH …After leading a recent two-day fact-finding mission to the Panama Canal, I returned with an urgent warning for my fellow lawmakers: We need to get serious about making our ports more competitive. Other West Coast ports are meeting, and in some cases exceeding, the advantages of...
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