Lawmakers to consider pot initiative

Story Comments 33 ‘); $(“#content-tool-box-”+tool_name).jqm({trigger:this,overlay:20}); } }); }); More on this topic Background and the latest updates Medical marijuana » OLYMPIA — A measure that would decriminalize use and possession of small amounts of marijuana for adults was sent to the Legislature today after the Secretary of State’s office certified it…

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Lawmakers seek answers from Google on new privacy measures

Google’s decision this week to share user data across its online services has caught the attention of eight members of the US House of Representatives, with the lawmakers asking whether the changes will compromise privacy. The eight lawmakers, three Republican and five Democrats, said the move raises questions about consumer…

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Lawmakers Want Probe of Huawei Over Iran Sanctions

Six U.S. lawmakers have asked the State Department to investigate whether Chinese telecommunications-equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. has violated U.S. sanctions on Iran by supplying it with sensitive communications technology that has been used for censorship. The lawmakers called on the department to “expeditiously investigate” whether Huawei violated U.S. sanctions…

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Ariz. lawmakers say they will build border fence

By Amanda Lee Myers and Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — Arizona is taking on immigration once again, with state lawmakers collecting donations from the public to put fencing along every inch of the state’s porous Mexican border in a first-of-its-kind effort. The idea came from state Sen. Steve Smith,…

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