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The Impact – Data privacy debate returns to Olympia

Interview guests:  Senator Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle) and Rep. Shelley Kloba (D-Kirkland)

This week on “The Impact”:

Senator Reuven Carlyle (D-Seattle), sponsor of the “Washington Privacy Act”, joins us to talk about Senate Bill 5062, the third version of his high profile data privacy bill meant to give state residents… Continue reading The Impact – Data privacy debate returns to Olympia

The Impact – Wildfire Funding; Earthquake Warning System

Cougar Creek burnout, Credit: WADNR

The Impact – February 3, 2021

Wildfire Funding

With all the issues facing the state, the head of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources wants lawmakers to remember last fire season.

“During the Labor Day firestorms we had fifty-six fires in literally twenty-four hours,” said Hilary Franz, Commissioner of… Continue reading The Impact – Wildfire Funding; Earthquake Warning System

The Impact – Debating a $26 Billion Transportation Package

The Impact – Debating a $26 Billion Transportation Package

House democrats released a 26 billion dollar transportation package, separate from the two year budget, with funding for road maintenance, culvert removal, bridge replacement, ferry upgrades and a cash infusion for public transportation systems.
“Why now is because we’ve got… Continue reading The Impact – Debating a $26 Billion Transportation Package

The Impact – Debating sky high home prices and an eviction moratorium.

 

The Impact –  January 20, 2021

After years of rising property values 2020 brought an explosion in home prices. With people working from home and ultra-low interest rates homebuyers face fierce competition for limited inventory.

Leaders from the Senate Housing and Local Government Committee weigh in on the sky… Continue reading The Impact – Debating sky high home prices and an eviction moratorium.

“The Impact” – Big Summer Road Projects & the Battle Against Invasive Insects

Credit: WSDOT

This week on “The Impact:

We break down the big road projects this summer that could cause big time delays for drivers.

Credit: WSDOT

We talk to  impacted drivers and then hear from a WSDOT official about the major projects to keep on your radar. You’ll hear about… Continue reading “The Impact” – Big Summer Road Projects & the Battle Against Invasive Insects

“The Impact” – May 31st, 2017: OSPI plan to overhaul K-12; Wildfire Season Outlook

This week on “The Impact”:

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal lays out his plan to dramatically change K-12 education in Washington. It includes  dual language learning starting in kindergarten, longer school days, and more flexibility for high school students to pick courses based on their future plans.   He also dives… Continue reading “The Impact” – May 31st, 2017: OSPI plan to overhaul K-12; Wildfire Season Outlook

“The Impact” – Legislative balance of power may hinge on Special Election

This week on “The Impact”:

A handful of one-year-unexpired terms in the Washington House & Senate are up for grabs in a special election this year. Regardless of who wins the August primary and November election, the outcome will have statewide significance.

It could radically reshape the balance of… Continue reading “The Impact” – Legislative balance of power may hinge on Special Election

“The Impact” – Emergency at Hanford Nuclear Reservation

This week on “The Impact”

There is regulatory fallout from an emergency at a massive nuclear waste site in Washington.

A tunnel containing highly radioactive waste collapses at Hanford Nuclear Reservation prompting a lock down over fears of a possible release.  Fortunately, no atmospheric contamination is detected by… Continue reading “The Impact” – Emergency at Hanford Nuclear Reservation

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