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Washington state successfully launches remote video testimony for legislative committees

Washington Policy Center recommendation becomes a reality for those living far from Olympia.

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Monday, November 24, 2014
Seattle leaders now have the money to drop regressive tax increases Last week, the King County Council voted to preserve 95% of Metro bus service without raising taxes. The council’s action will likely comfort those who stood to lose most from tax increases and threatened bus cuts: the public, bus riders, and especially, low-income families and the disabled. Earlier this year King County officials threatened to cut 17% of bus service if voters did not raise regressive tax increases on the April ballot.
Friday, November 21, 2014
President Obama has announced his support for regulating the Internet, also known as  “net neutrality,” and is asking the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to apply the “strongest possible rules” on Internet service providers.  The President's “net neutrality” would regulate Internet providers as public utility companies, under the same law that regulates telephone companies. 

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