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Economic Development

This series of webpages provides information on what Washington local governments can do to foster and promote economic development. The pages include examples of strategies being used to foster economic development, sample plans and programs, and the use of economic development funding methods provided by state statutes. For an overview of economic development, see Economic Development in Washington State: An Introduction

If you have information to share or are aware of other websites to which we should link, please contact Lynne De Merritt, Senior Research Consultant, or call us at (206) 625-1300.

Economic Development Basics

Financing Economic Development

Fostering Economic Development

Special Topics

Agriculture

Tourism

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