WA Community Leaders Discuss Future of Economy and Middle Class

Last month, lawmakers, labor groups and business leaders joined together in Bellingham to emphasize Whatcom County’s need for higher-wage jobs to better sustain working families.

Click below to hear Rep. Rick Larsen’s (D- Everett), plan for advocating for stronger economic growth and for Whatcom County’s working families. Brad Owens, president of the Northwest Jobs Alliance, also proposed a solution for supporting middle class jobs in the Pacific Northwest: investing in trade.