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Olympia Fly-In Recap

By Cara Coon, Public Affairs Director There is an energy about advocacy, meeting with lawmakers who are elected to make sound decisions on behalf of their constituents. GSI held its annual 2019 Olympia Fly-In on January 23-24, traveling with nearly … Read more

Ag: Who Needs It? We Do!

Did you know over 300 commodities are produced by farmers across Washington State?  The diverse climate and rich soil make it possible for agriculture to thrive across the state. Though many people picture companies like Microsoft or Boeing when they … Read more

Promotions for Business Development Staff

  (SPOKANE, Wash.) –Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) announces recent staff promotions in support of  Business Development activities and the growth of local jobs and Spokane regional economy.   Alisha Benson, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer As Chief Strategy & … Read more

What is Greater Voice?

By Cara Coon, Public Affairs Director In the truest sense of the word, advocacy is defined as influencing a decision within political, economic and social systems or institutions. To be able to influence decisions at the local, state or federal … Read more

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2019 State Legislative Priority Agenda

  We introduced our 2019 State Legislative Priority Agenda at the Legislative Forum event last week. The State Agenda represents projects and priorities for the entire Spokane region and helps us have a greater, more unified voice. We will be … Read more

Seaview Global Relocates to the Spokane Area

  (SPOKANE, Wash.) – Seaview Global recently announced an office and warehouse relocation from Lynnwood, WA to Liberty Lake, WA. The move allows the company to expand to accommodate growth in the highly competitive marine industry.  As the global leader … Read more

Todd’s Travels: Dover Air Force Base

By Todd Mielke, CEO, Greater Spokane Inc. Last week, I visited Dover Air Force Base with a group of Air Mobility Civic Leaders. Kevin Twohig and I are the two Civic Leaders representing Fairchild Air Force Base. Air Mobility Civic … Read more

Talking Life Science in Tennessee

  VISION 2030 is one of our initiatives, made up of a group of community members who have a vision to see a robust health care region here. The goal is to   expand medical and health sciences education, grow research and … Read more

New Public Affairs Director

(SPOKANE, Wash.) –Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) welcomes Cara Coon to the organization as Public Affairs Director. Cara brings with her a wealth of experience in government affairs and policy management, corporate communications, and public relations. As Public Affairs Director, Cara … Read more

Greater Spokane Inc. Opposes Carbon Fee Initiative 1631

(SPOKANE, Wash.) –Greater Spokane Inc.’s (GSI) Board of Trustees voted this week to oppose Initiative 1631, which seeks to impose a new carbon emissions fee. I-1631 would establish an escalating fee on carbon emissions starting at $15 per metric ton, … Read more