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“The Impact”: Autonomous Vehicle Work Group; Health Care Cost Comparison Website

This week on “The Impact”:

A state task force set up to recommend policies for self-driving cars meets for the first time this week in Olympia.  Autonomous vehicles have enormous potential, but they also raise big questions like where to assign blame after an accident.

“Was it the driver?

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“The Impact”: 70% Credential Campaign, Reconsidering Bail & Court Costs

This week on “The Impact”:

A business backed group is pushing an aggressive plan to match students with jobs by drastically increasing enrollment in higher education.

“Half our population is under performing significantly,” said Brian Jeffries, Policy Director at Washington Roundtable/Partnership for Learning. “The one thing that we want

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“The Impact” June 13, 2018: Effect of SCOTUS ruling in Colorado baker case; Initiative ballot title dispute

USDA photo by Ken Hammond (Public Domain

This week on “The Impact”:

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused, on religious grounds, to make a cake for a same sex couple’s wedding. Two professors are weighing in on the implications for a similar case in Washington and the underpinning state… Continue reading “The Impact” June 13, 2018: Effect of SCOTUS ruling in Colorado baker case; Initiative ballot title dispute

“The Impact” – June 6, 2018: Landing Boeing’s next jet; Fertilizer pollution rule

Credit: Boeing

This week on “The Impact”

We’ll highlight the state effort to secure its place in the aerospace industry and land the production of Boeing’s next jet. You’ll hear the results of a new study ranking states by aerospace industry competitiveness and find out where Washington sits by comparison.

  “We

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