Capital Budget Plan Prioritizing K-12 School Construction and Mental Health Care Approved By House

Late Thursday, the House approved the long-awaited bipartisan 2017-19 capital budget. With $4.17 billion in total spending and $2.72 billion in bonds, the newly approved budget also leaves $211 million for supplemental capital budget planning in 2018. Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, ranking minority member on the House Capital Budget Committee, was instrumental in piecing together the agreement that provides funding for…

The Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I) is launching the ScaleUp Training Series

Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I) is launching the ScaleUp Training Series.  ScaleUp is transformative training series for business owners to gain greater success and profitability. The ScaleUp Training Series consists of three, 4-session courses: Business TuneUp, Build Your Market and Financial Mastery.   The 2018 ScaleUp Training Series kicks off…

US HealthVest Commences Development of South Sound Behavioral Hospital

US HealthVest has begun development of South Sound Behavioral Hospital.  A settlement agreement has been reached between US HealthVest, Universal Health Services, Providence Health & Services-Washington, Olympia Behavioral Health and the Washington State Department of Health.  South Sound Behavioral Hospital will be a 108-bed psychiatric hospital that will provide a full continuum of behavioral and…