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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

Report: Seattle ranked 12th best “global startup ecosystem”

Startup Genome, an organization that aims to support startup success, recently released its 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report. The report ranks the best startup ecosystems...Read More

Op-ed: Small business owners stand to win big from T-Mobile and Sprint merger

Frank Selden, an attorney in Bothell, Washington, writes in support of a T-Mobile/Sprint merger....Read More

Washington State passes law to allow personal delivery devices on sidewalks

Today, Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed a bill (House Bill 1325) creating the framework to regulate Personal Delivery Devices (PDDs) across the state....Read More