The ports of Seattle and Tacoma welcome the proposal by the Washington State Senate for a $15 billion transportation revenue package that would benefit the state’s economy by speeding the movement of cargo through the ports.  

A bipartisan coalition of four senators today announced agreement on a $15 billion, 16-year state

In light of U.S. West Coast ports’ limited activity this weekend, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma continue to press the Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore and Warehouse Union to resolve the impasse in contract negotiations.

Senators were reminded of the importance of transportation to a successful, thriving maritime ind

The rumor in Olympia today—that has been confirmed by at least two sources—is that Curtis King, Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, and Steve Hobbes, the committee's ranking member, have brokered a deal on a statewide transportation package. 

You have another two weeks to recognize Port of Tacoma customers and tenants that made significant contributions to Pierce County’s economy and livability in 2014 by nominating top performers for Summit Awards.

Despite two years of negotiations, a transportation investment package "remains as stuck as a rush-hour commuter," The Seattle Times’ Jonathan Martin recently wrote in an opinion piece. 

Don Esterbrook, chief operations officer, will provide an update on the Port of Tacoma Feb. 9 at the Transportation Club of Tacoma’s lunch meeting.

Commissioners are expected at their Thursday meeting to hear a request to complete the next phase of work to redevelop the general central peninsula.

The Business Examiner headline says it all: "Will this be the year for long-awaited transport package?" 

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