As Halloween rapidly approaches there will be plenty of ghosts, witches and a few saints searching for candy and other treats. I hope it is a safe and enjoyable time for you and your family. Fortunately, one of the treats our nation continues to enjoy is a thriving economy, which is producing some of the best employment numbers in history. You can learn more about some of this great economic news below. You can also read about Gov. Jay Inslee’s broken pledge to fight any new or increased tax proposals. The governor has proposed $23 billion in new taxes since his inauguration in January 2013.