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

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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.  Obama’s “net neutrality” would regulate Internet providers as public utility companies, under the same law that regulates telephone companies. 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Washington State Department of Transportation’s daily Twitter notices provide people with up-to-date news and traffic alerts about their commute. WSDOT officials often suggest alternative routes around traffic accidents or inform travelers of upcoming bridge closures or repairs. But lately, WSDOT officials have allowed daily traffic congestion to get so bad they are starting to tell people to stay home, instead of using the highways we all pay for.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
It has been widely reported that Democrats lost the recent mid-term election, but less noticed is that voters also delivered a series of defeats to executives at the Washington Education Association (WEA) union.