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“The Impact” – March 8, 2017

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This week on “The Impact”:

Washington state Chief Privacy Officer Alex Alben voices serious privacy concerns associated with expanding surveillance and biometric identification technology. License plate readers are one topic of discussion.

“You know the overall law is

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Washington’s Legislative Battleground – The Impact – Sept. 28th

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By Ballotpedia’s numbers Washington State has the tightest legislative balance of power in the nation and the outcome of this year’s election could have a dramatic impact on the policies that make it through the 2017 legislature, policies that affect your life.… Continue reading Washington’s Legislative Battleground – The Impact – Sept. 28th

Opponents and supporters of transgender rule rally at the Capitol

Tamara Woodard stood on the steps of the capitol holding a sign saying, “Pedophiles and children molesters outnumber transgender people 15:1.” She said as a “user of bathrooms,” this is just wrong. Activists from both sides of the transgender bathroom debate showed up on the steps of the capitol on Monday. Continue reading Opponents and supporters of transgender rule rally at the Capitol

Prefiled bills: Charter schools, ‘Redskins’ mascot, abortion funding and fireworks ban

With the legislative session beginning Monday, more than 70 bills have been prefiled in the House and Senate on topics ranging from public health to mascots. Here are some highlights so far. Continue reading Prefiled bills: Charter schools, ‘Redskins’ mascot, abortion funding and fireworks ban

Governor Inslee proposes new teacher pay raises paid for by closing tax breaks

New teachers in Washington would garner higher salaries under a proposal introduced Thursday by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.

Governor Jay Inslee unveils his 2016 supplemental budget proposal.

In his 2016 supplemental budget proposal, the governor would raise the starting salary for teachers to $40,000. The estimated… Continue reading Governor Inslee proposes new teacher pay raises paid for by closing tax breaks

Former state leaders mobilize to save sinking USS Olympia

The USS Olympia took part in two major wars, carried home the body of the Unknown Soldier and is one of the last surviving Naval ships of its era. It's also falling into disrepair, and will be sent to the scrapyard unless enough money is raised to save it. Continue reading Former state leaders mobilize to save sinking USS Olympia
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