Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The State of Washington: A Place of Global Importance

Is Washington failing to realize its potential on the global stage?  That’s the premise of a report, "Improving the Washington Region's Global Competitiveness," released by George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis, which criticizes the region’s economic reliance on the federal government and suggests ways it can become a bigger player in the global marketplace.

Interesting comment referenced in the article:
“If you’re not looking globally and you’re not realizing your potential in the global marketplace, you’re not in this century,” said Bob Buchanan, the group’s president [referring to the 2030 Group] and head of the development firm Buchanan Partners.
Read the entire 90-page report:  "Improving the Washington Region's Global Competitiveness"

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