Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) issued the following statement on the announcement of a planned seaport alliance between the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma: 

"Ensuring the continued competitiveness of the seaports of the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma is a top priority as we look for ways to enhance job creation and spur economic growth here in Washington state, and I'm pleased that today's announcement will make an important contribution to this effort."