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Spokane Civic Leaders Make Case for Expanded Graduate Medical Education

Tweet April 25, 2013 WASHINGTON D.C. – Spokane civic leaders presented the region’s case for expanded graduate medical education Thursday to elected officials’ staff members as part of Greater Spokane Incorporated’s annual “D.C. Fly-in.” With a new medical school at the … Read more

Sequestration’s Impact on Spokane, Plus the KC-46A Decision is Delayed

Tweet April 24, 2013 – UPDATED, APRIL 29, 10:07 A.M.* WASHINGTON D.C. – Finding a solution to the sequestration issue won’t be easy and its impact on the Spokane region could be felt if Congress can’t resolve the loss of … Read more

Spokane Business, Community and Higher Education Leaders Begin Washington D.C. Advocacy Trip

Tweet April 23, 2013 WASHINGTON D.C. – Scheduling a meeting with a federal elected official is difficult. Scheduling meetings with more than five federal elected officials is even more difficult. A group of 40 Spokane and Northern Idaho civic leaders accomplished … Read more

GSI Heads to Washington D.C.

Tweet The time has come yet again for Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho business, community and higher education leaders to head to Washington D.C. for the annual advocacy trip. This year, our roster is 40 people strong, our agenda is … Read more

Top Blog Posts of 2012

Tweet It seems that everyone has a list this time of year, so why not us? In a piece of shameless self-promotion, we give you our top five blog posts of 2012: The Future of Health Care What was a … Read more

Resolving to Make 2013 Excellent

Tweet Many of us make them. Some of us keep them. And some of us can’t stand them. What are they? Christmas cards from relatives. Actually no, they’re resolutions, and just like many of you, we’re making a few as … Read more

Looking Ahead

Tweet October 1 marked the beginning of our fiscal year. That means we have a new Board of Trustees and a full year ahead of us. In addition to the work we already do on behalf of the business community, … Read more

The Importance of the Joint Land Use Study

Tweet Retaining jobs is the first priority of any community. Retaining approximately 5,700 jobs should be the priority of all communities benefitting from those jobs. Fairchild Air Force Base employs about 5,700 people, and whether those jobs are around for … Read more

Look Who Went to Washington

Tweet Another year, another advocacy trip to Washington D.C. is in the books. Our regional delegation met with government officials, elected officials, Air Force officials, presented a Key to the City to retiring Representative Norm Dicks, talked about tankers, transportation, … Read more

When Teachers Become Students

Tweet What happens when you take a group of teachers and turn them into students for a day? They crash planes, spin until they are dizzy and run around a dark room playing with night vision goggles. Keep reading and … Read more