Category Archives: Governor

3TIER selected for the 2010 Governor’s Emerging Trader of the Year Award

3TIER, a Seattle-based provider of renewable energy assessment and power forecasting services, was selected for the 2010 Governor’s Emerging Trader of the Year Award. According to a press release from 3TIER, “the award honors a Washington state business that has … Continue reading

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Gov. Gregoire unveils plan to create jobs, spur economic growth

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire announced a plan to create as many as 40,000 jobs over the next three years. “Despite our budget constraints, I believe we can and must encourage employers to start hiring and capitalize on new opportunities,” Gregoire … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Leadership Council holds first meeting

The Washington Governor’s office announced that the newly created Clean Energy Leadership Council, convened by the Governor’s office and a state-wide public-private clean energy alliance, held its first meeting August 12, 2009 in Seattle. “This new council will create important … Continue reading

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Life sciences commercialization initiative signed into law by Governor Gregoire

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law E2SSB 6015 which directs the department of community, trade, and economic development (CTED) to review commercialization and innovation in the life sciences and technology sectors. According to the final bill report, CTED is … Continue reading

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Clean technology initiative signed into law by Washington Governor Gregoire

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed into law SSB 5921 which requires the governor to convene a temporary Clean Energy Leadership Council. The Council, in collaboration with a statewide, public-private alliance, will prepare a strategy for growing the clean energy technology … Continue reading

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Milbergs Appointed as Washington’s EDC Head

Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed Egils Milbergs director of the newly formed Economic Development Commission. Milbergs was selected through a joint process involving the governor and the Economic Development Commission. Related external links (will open a new window): Read the Governor’s … Continue reading

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WTC Executive Director accompanies Governor on trade mission

Washington Technology Center (WTC) executive director Lee Cheatham accompanied Washington Governor Chris Gregoire on a trade mission to Australia and New Zealand in May, 2006. Dr. Cheatham was one of 20 delegates who traveled down under to meet with government … Continue reading

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