Gov. Christine Gregoire in a statement commenting on upcoming layoffs Tuesday at Tacoma’s Russell Investments said the state is working hard to find new jobs for the thousands laid off around the state including those at Russell.
Here is her statement:
"My thoughts are with those employees affected by the layoffs announced at Frank Russell in Tacoma. Frank Russell has been an important corporate citizen and an invaluable member of the Tacoma community.
"It is frustrating that the world financial crisis continues to take a toll on Washington business, resulting in job losses for these skilled