New Report Updates Tech’s Growing Economic Impact in Washington
4 Nov 2021
The tech sector has made “extensive and far-reaching contributions” to Washington’s economy and the state’s fight against COVID-19, according to findings of a study conducted by Seattle’s High Peak Strategy and commissioned by the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA).
The report calls the sector a pillar of the state’s economy.
The study updates an economic and fiscal impact study done for WTIA in 2015 and illustrates the growing impact of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector in the state.
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