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Report: WA State Data Breaches Up 26% Over Last Year
According to a new report released by the Washington State Attorney General's office, 3.4 million state residents were potentially affected by data breaches so far this year, an increase of 26% from 2017.
The study looked at data between July of last year and this year, and found the number of p…
WA Officials Will Request Record Budget for Fighting Wildfires
October 10th, Wednesday Washington State Department of Natural Resources officials say they will present their request for what's believed to be the largest amount ever requested for fighting wildfires.
DNR Commissioner Hilary Franz will unveil the package at a press conference Wednesday morning…
Considering Electric Car? Better Hurry, Tax Exemptions End June 1st
A few years ago, Washington state passed legislation providing big tax incentives for those who chose to purchase an electric vehicle. At that time, the cost was more prohibitive than now. Although the prices have come down somewhat, in general they still represent a higher cost than many economy ve…
State Senate Votes to Abolish Death Penalty , House Likely Next
Although previous efforts to do away with the Death Penalty in Washington state failed, with a Democratic-controlled Senate (by 1 vote) and an already Democratic-controlled House, it appears it will happen.
The Senate voted 26-22 to abolish the penalty, keep in mind there's been a moratorium on …

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