For immediate release: November 6, 2018
Media contact: Alicia Teel
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Statement of Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Marilyn Strickland on passage of the Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise Levy
“Education is tied to so many aspects of an inclusive economy, which is why we proudly endorsed the Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise levy. We are glad to see that voters in Seattle agree. This important investment in our students, particularly those from underrepresented communities, will help prepare them for success in school and beyond.”
About the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
The Seattle Metropolitan (Seattle Metro) Chamber of Commerce is the regional business advocacy organization that engages the innovation and entrepreneurship of its 2,400 members to promote inclusive economic prosperity. Founded in 1882 by local business leaders, the Chamber today is an independent organization representing a regional workforce of approximately 750,000. For more information, visit www.seattlechamber.com.