“The public should have a reasonable right to privacy online,” Fain said. “We wouldn’t tolerate the government selling our information because we visited a particular park, or a company selling our information because we looked through its shop window at the mall. We deserve the same right to consent in our digital lives as well.”
Dragging a class of high school students 42 miles from their South King County classroom to the state Capitol is rarely an option during the busy school year.
But this week an Auburn High School journalism class did manage to speak directly with Joe Fain, their state senator, about legislation they were tracking in Olympia thanks to video conference technology.
Kudos to a state senator from Auburn for coming up with a news-delivery platform for the attention-deficit generation.
“60 Minutes” is for fogeys. Joe Fain can tell you everything you need to know in 57 seconds.
Without legislative action, the authority and funding for these task forces sunsets on June 30. The attorney general, Sen. Joe Fain (R-Auburn) and Rep. Steve Kirby (D-Tacoma) are proposing legislation ( SB 5058/HB 1090) to renew these highly effective task forces and to expand their reach.
Washington state Sen. Joe Fain believes he has found the perfect job for himself based on his traits: a strong work ethic and “channelable ADD.”Always a curious person, Fain said he expects to be 70 years old and still not be able to answer the question, “what do you want to do with your life?”