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Amazon doubles quarterly profits: An economist, a policy researcher, and a historian react

Amazon’s profits soared to $5.2 billion in the second quarter, doubling its bottom line from the same quarter a year ago. The company’s net sales...Read More

Jinkins & Wilcox discuss their main takeaways from the 2020 session

House Speaker Laurie Jinkins and Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox sat down for separate interviews today with Mike McClanahan of TVW to discuss their main takeaways...Read More

Q&A: TVW President Renee Radcliff Sinclair on the network’s past, present and future

Renee Radcliff Sinclair is gearing up for two anniversaries at the moment. Next week it will be five years since she became President and CEO...Read More

Senate passes Carlyle’s Washington Privacy Act

The Washington Senate today overwhelmingly approved the Washington Privacy Act, one of the nation’s strongest consumer data privacy protection measures. Based on global standards and...Read More

Senate Bill 5811 moves from Senate floor to House Environment & Energy Committee

More than a month after passing in the Senate, Senate Bill 5811 got its day in the House Environment & Energy Committee for a public...Read More

Privacy and technology bills to watch this session

State legislators are taking steps this session to implement rules governing the use of new technology by companies, governments, and law enforcement agencies.  Bills are...Read More

Boehnke pushes for Space Academy in Washington

Rep. Matt Boehnke sponsored two bills this session that would expand economic and educational opportunities in the emerging space sector, which would capitalize on the...Read More

Op-ed: Back To The Future: The Disregard For The Real, Contemporary World

Jim Boldt, President of Duckabush Communications/Public Affairs, wrote the following commentary about voters, cyber security, ports and ballot access. Now two weeks into a torturous...Read More

The gray area around defining political advertisements in Washington State

Political advertisements in Washington State are defined in concrete terms, though perhaps not concrete enough to prevent some types of advertisements from circumventing public disclosure...Read More

Cantwell, Murray Announce Major Federal Investment for Rural Broadband in Stevens County

Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will provide nearly $4 million to increase broadband internet...Read More