Boeing heads south for better business climate

Boeing heads south for better business climate: Washington State Politicians are surprised?
by Amber Gunn

On Wednesday, Boeing announced it would put a second 787 assembly line in Charleston, S.C., rather than Everett, WA.
Union leaders and politicians like Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., expressed shock, dismay and outrage at the company’s decision.
Either they are feigning surprise, or they’ve been comatose for the last decade. Your guess is as good as mine.
For years, politicians and labor leaders in Washington have ignored Boeing’s pleas to stay competitive. In 2002, Boeing CEO Alan Mulally told the State House Labor Committee that “the state of Washington is not competitive …. Read More