Past newsletter articles


Westside Economic Alliance produces a weekly newsletter to inform its members about issues affecting the region's economy. 



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News & Notes Dec. 4  News & Notes Nov. 20  
Newsletter December 4 2020 Newsletter November 20 2020  
News & Notes Nov. 13  News & Notes Oct. 30  News & Notes Oct. 16
Newsletter November 13 2020 NewsletterOct.302020 Newsletter October 16 2020
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Newsletter September 4 2020 Newsletter September 18 2020 Newsletter October 2 2020
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Newsletter July 24 2020 Newsletter August 7 2020 Newsletter August 21 2020
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Newsletter June 5 2020 Newsletter June 19 2020 Newsletter July 10 2020
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Newsletter May 22 2020 Newsletter May 8 2020 Newsletter April 24 2020
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Newsletter April 17 2020 Newsletter April 10 2020 Newsletter April 3 2020
Feds pass stimulus package - CARES Act WCVA provides grants to local hotels Worksystems provides nonprofits with a layoff aversion program
Oregons Senators Empty hotel stage Layoff
WEA operations during COVID-19 emergency  Odds & Ends 3/21/2020  Intel donates millions to COVID-19 response
Working From home 1  Odds and Ends March 21 2020  Intel Ronler Acres
SBA adds Oregon to list for economic injury disaster assistance Beaverton pledges money to help small business The City of Hillsboro looks to help businesses & residents struggling
Suzanne Bonamici Downtown Beaverton Mayor Callaway
COVID-19 resources for businesses & employers  A look at economic & demographic data in a COVID-19 world  Nike donates to COVID-19 relief
Oregons Health Capacity
 nike swoosh
"100 years & we're just getting started" - Banks "State of the City" address WEA March column - endorsing upcoming safety levies WEA has canceled all events and meetings for March
Banks Mayor Pete Edison 1 K9 Chase Social Distancing Teleconferencing
Forum panel shares the challenges of meeting the needs of a growing population  Wilsonville looking back and looking ahead Increasing costs over 21 years leads to an increase in member dues
2 27 2020 Public Safety Panel WIlsonville Mayor Tim Knapp 1  WEA 2019 Financials
Clackamas County's "State of the County" "We must be better than this" - West Linn's "State of the City" WEA welcomes its newest members
Clackamas County State of the County Mayor Axelrod SOC new members PLI and Murraysmith
Forest Grove & Cornelius partner up on annual "State of the City" addresses Land Use Committee has discussion on homeless measure GPI Economic Summit finally gets to take the stage
FG and Cornelius SOCs Mayors Truax Dalin Feb 2020 Land Use and Housing GPI Econ Summit
Transportation Committee hears how things are rolling on tolling Growing, but keeping the small town feel - North Plains "State of the City" Ribbon cut on new Willow Creek Crossing Apartments
Truck Traffic I5 North Teri Lenahan N. Plains 2 Willow Creek Crossing Apartments Ceremony
State Economic & Revenue Forecast looks green Coming together to talk legislation - February's WEA column PGE announces partnership on new solar facility
oregon economic and revenue forecast march 2020 10 638 Feb. 2020 WEA Column Solar panels
Public safety tops the list of hot topics in Tigard's "State of the City" address Hillsboro's State of the City - You count. We count. Hillsboro counts A look at 2019's local employment numbers
Mayor Jason Snider 2020 SOTC Mayor Steve Callaway 2020 SOTC Construction workers on scaffolding
Greenhouse Gas Emissions & more - WEA's Legislative Reception The City of Banks celebrates 100 years KGW is welcomed as newest WEA member
Legislative Panel Banks 100 Year Celebration KGW Logo final
Seeing clearly going into 2020 - Beaverton's "State of the City" Land Use & Housing talks natural resources A look back and a look forward - WEA's January column
 Beaverton SOC 2020 1  Andy Back and Michelle Miller  January WEA Column 2
 Looking at local unemployment numbers  Oregon still a top moving destination according to study  WEA Board welcomes new director
 Tire worker  United Van Lines Moving  Brad Henry
New year brings "State of the City" addresses   PDX flies into the year with more nonstop flights DEQ gives Clean Water nod for turning more water into beer 
 Denny SOC 2  pdx delta take off  Pure Water Wagon 2