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OLYMPIA, Wash. (Jan. 17, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Washington state House would end state cooperation with warrantless federal spying. Passage of the legislation would not only help protect privacy in Washington, it would help hinder unconstitutional federal surveillance. A bipartisan coalition of five representatives introduced House Bill 1193 (HB1193) on Jan. 13. Ti…
01.17 / 21:07
Even in the month of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the maker of “Divided by Diversity” can’t find a city location willing to screen it. The post Rutland film on racism has yet to receive local showing appeared first on VTDig…
01.17 / 01:05
RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 16, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Virginia House would end the state’s cooperation in the management of the federal insurance exchange in Virginia. This would take an important first step toward withdrawing the state from implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Del. Kathy J. Byron (R-Forest) introduced House Bill 210…
01.17 / 00:53
DOVER — The challenge is to keep the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s inspirational dream from fading. That challenge gets a little more difficult with every year that passes since Dr. King was killed by an assassin’s bullet on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. There are hundreds of people who are determined to keep [R…
01.15 / 02:35
It is not often the Tenth Amendment gets mention during a legislative committee meeting. Even less often is it referred to accurately or in a positive way. So, I was pleasantly surprised to see this occur at a Washington House Education Committee meeting discussing the role of the federal government in education during a…
01.14 / 09:17