Skills Inc., nonprofit social enterprise program that supports employment for those with disabilities in the aerospace industry, technical services and business solutions, recently celebrated the 2020 graduation of 42 high school students from the organization's Aerospace Internship Program.

Learn more about ENRICH Employment Program, a program by Multicare, that partners with local employers to help individuals with developmental disabilities secure employment, volunteering and/or community access activities and opportunities. The program currently operates in King and Pierce counties and has partnered with over 100 local businesses. Continue reading.

In response to the global, COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of the pandemic on operating funds, Sound Transit has launched a realignment process to determine the extent to which the plans and timelines for voter-approved projects will need to be changed due to lower revenue projections, absent receiving additional alternative revenue. Continue reading.

The Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board provided an update on recent news and upcoming events as of April 30, 2020.

The Business and Workers update is a weekly newsletter providing news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is compiled by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center at Camp Murray.

South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – Final Legislative Report 2020

This is the first weekly newsletter provided by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center at Camp Murray. The newsletter will provide news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently launched the "Save Small Businesses Fund" to provide economic assistance and support to small businesses in the U.S. financially impacted by COVID-19 pandemic response efforts.

As a provider of an essential service, Puget Sound Energy is taking measurable actions to help customers and communities during the Coronavirus situation. Read more about the steps being taken by PSE in this Press Release dated March 13, 2020.

On the heels of offering new, low-income Internet Essentials customers two months of free internet and raising the speed of that program's service to 25/3 Mbps, Comcast today announced additional steps to help ensure people stay connected to the internet as more schools suspend classes and companies encourage employees to work from home due to the Coronavirus. Read more.

South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – 3/9/2020

The Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Wesley Lea Hill Senior Living as the March 2020 Auburn Area CONNECT Business of the Month. Auburn Area Chamber CEO Kacie Bray and Communications Connector Whitney Stohr presented a certificate of recognition on March 3rd and toured the campus with Executive Director Greg Byrge. Read more...

South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – 3/2/2020

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South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Bill Status & Upcoming Events Report – 2/17/2020