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Promoting Economic Growth and Retention in Skamania County The EDC has three loan programs for business start-ups and existing businesses – one large loan fund and two micro-loan funds. The EDC works diligently with our loan committees to provide you the capital you need and ensure that your business plan and financials are sound.

Washington is America’s Top State for Business in 2017

Washington’s economy grew 3.7% in 2016, nearly two and a half times the national rate. The nation’s largest concentration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) workers reside in Washington state. Washington state follows California in the most patents filed last year. Washington state has no income or corporate income tax, but wages and rent […]