Marcie Sillman speaks with Eric Holdeman, a former Emergency Management Director for King County, about the lessons from the Oso slide response, and how they can help Washington State prepare for the next disaster.
Ross Reynolds speaks with writer and filmmaker Astra Taylor about how the Internet has become a victim of its own success. She is the author of "The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age."
Comcast Executive VP David Cohen (left), and Time Warner Executive VP and CFO Arthur T. Minson Jr. wait to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on in Washington, D.C., on April 9, 2014.
Comcast provides Internet and cable service to more households than any other cable company in the U.S.
In Washington, D.C., Comcast has hired more than 80 lobbyists to sell its $45 billion mega-merger with Time Warner Cable. The deal, filed earlier this month, is now pending approval from the FCC and Department of Justice.
School districts across Washington are examining how they’ll be affected by the state’s loss of its No Child Left Behind waiver and resulting loss of flexibility over how they spend $38 million in federal funding. That amount represents 20 percent of the federal Title 1 funding for the state's highest-poverty schools.