This bill no doubt comes as a pushback to more and more attempts by the state to withhold information about students from their parents. Reps Klippert and Boehnke are among the 15 GOP leaders supporting this bill.
The network, known as NWCN to many in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, is "going dark" as they say in broadcasting, in January 2017. Going dark is the industry lingo when a station (TV, Radio) or a network goes off the air or ceases operations.
Recently, the Guardian Newspaper in England, Glenn Beck's The Blaze website, and other news sources, have uncovered information that appears to indicate that Facebook uses criteria that would suppress, or restrict, the number of people exposed to conservative news, information and topics.