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Three stories on artificial intelligence that highlight the gap between policy and the marketplace

These three stories highlight how far behind our public policy discussions are relative to new technology, a trend likely to continue....Read More

Norwegian delegates visit Seattle to discuss electric ferry conversions

A Norwegian delegation visited Seattle last week to tour Washington’s ferry system and discuss opportunities for collaboration in the clean maritime transportation and shipping sector....Read More

Washington will receive $7.9 million to upgrade elections systems and enhance cybersecurity

Washington will receive nearly $8 million to upgrade its elections systems and bolster cybersecurity thanks to the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that was signed...Read More

Lawmakers work to strengthen Washington’s election security

On Monday, the House passed a series of legislation to help ensure the security of Washington elections. Representative Zack Hudgins, Chair of the House State...Read More

Morning Wire: Amazon, Medicaid, Bill cutoff

We have a number of topics for your review today related to the politics, policies and political economy of Washington State.  Our goal is to...Read More

Wire Insider: Jonathan Johnson

Jonathan Johnson is the Chairman of the Board for Overstock.com. He joins us as a “Wire Insider” to talk about the use of blockchain technology...Read More

Senate passes automatic voter registration

OLYMPIA – On Saturday, the Senate passed legislation introduced by Sen. Sam Hunt, D-Olympia, to implement automatic voter registration at Washington state agencies. “Voting is...Read More

Ride-sharing bills compete in the legislature

Two bills that would create statewide regulations for ride-sharing companies like Uber or Lyft, are at the center of debate regarding the specific rules and...Read More

Inslee announces state actions to keep net neutrality in Washington

The day before the FCC is set to vote on repealing the Open Internet Order of 2015, Governor Inslee hosted a press conference urging the...Read More

Washington has 10th highest rate of cybercrime in US

In anticipation of Cyber Monday, OpenVPN created a report outlining state-by-state risks of cybercrime victimization. The analysis used information from the FBI and the Consumer...Read More