"McKenna, who brought an iPad to the conversation and consulted it constantly, seemed to channel concerns that one might hear from a major Boeing shareholder. ... Inslee, in contrast, expressed a viewpoint one might hear from a close friend of a Boeing worker."Other stories in the report: • Even with 737 MAX, "we can't take anything for granted"
• Calculating aerospace hiring's payoff
• 737 MAX: Washington's economic parachute
• Next challenges: landing 777X and 787-10 work
• Numbers crunch: State provides for more engineering students
• Today's kindergartners, tomorrow's aero engineers
• 11 schools, 1 goal: more trained aerospace workers
• New career path: from factory floor to drafting table
• A training-program success story at Paine Field
• Aerospace in Washington = Boeing + 650 suppliers The writers are Michelle Dunlop, who has been the aerospace beat reporter for The Herald since 2006, and Jerry Cornfield, who has covered politics from Olympia for The Herald since 2004. Look for their stories on Sunday, in print and here online.
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