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Spokane mayor wants disgruntled Seattleites to head east – KIRO Radio

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The campaign is also looking to shore up Spokane’s burgeoning tech scene. Not only are tech companies from outside of Washington viewing Spokane as a potential destination, but those in Seattle are considering the move as well, reports Geekwire.

For instance, Seattle startup GoToTags recently decided to pull up stakes and head east because employees were finding Seattle rent difficult.

“The tech scene is pretty good here. There are venture capital deals that are happening, and then also companies like McKinstry have a huge presence here in Spokane,” Mayor Condon said.