We must encourage the growth of WSU Tri-Cities and Columbia Basin College, as well as increase support for vocational and apprentice education options of our young people, which is an investment in our future.
We need to be on the leading edge of innovation and science by developing new, and upgrading existing energy facilities. Adequate and reasonably priced energy is essential for economic growth.
It is imperative that government agencies decrease unnecessary regulations that cause intrusions and administrative delays that drive up business costs. We must actively recruit and retain businesses and industries.