Port of Lewiston Economic Impact
A recent study highlights the positive impacts the Port of Lewiston’s economic development activities have on the local economy.
The Port invests 100% of property taxes, plus revenue generated from general port operations back into Nez Perce County to purchase and develop land, infrastructure and facilities – activities to create jobs.
Steven Peterson, research economist and clinical assistant professor with the University of Idaho, completed an October 2014 study that helps taxpayers see their return on investment from the Port of Lewiston.
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*Excerpts from a 2014 analysis of the Port of Lewiston’s economic impacts, completed by Professor Steven Peterson, University of Idaho.
PIONEER PORTS ECONOMIC IMPACT
A recent study highlights the positive economic impacts the Pioneer Ports (the Port of Lewiston, the Port of Clarkston and the Port of Whitman) have on the regional economy. Steven Peterson, research economist and clinical assistant professor with the University of Idaho, completed the study in October 2014. It helps taxpayers see their return on investment from the Pioneer Ports. The Pioneer Ports contribute to the region’s economic stability, low unemployment volatility and manufacturing and job growth.