Harris, Feinstein Back Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill After Months of Silence
By Susan Crabtree, WASHINGTON FREE BEACON
Self-Driving Cars Could Save Lives Even Before They’re Perfected, Report Says
By Carolyn Said, THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
November 6, 2017
In Reversal, Tech Giants Back Sex Trafficking Bill
By Cecilia Kang, THE NEW YORK TIMES
WASHINGTON -- After a bruising week before lawmakers, big internet companies including Facebook and Google relented to pressure in Washington on Friday and agreed to support a sex trafficking bill they had vehemently opposed for months.
Harris, Feinstein Sign On For Bill Targeting Sites That Enable Sex Trafficking
By Jill Tucker, THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
California’s two U.S. senators said Friday they will back a bill to give victims and state officials more power to go after websites that promote or benefit from online sex trafficking.
Oil Industry Spent Millions On Lobbying As California Lawmakers Debated Cap-And-Trade Extension
By Patrick McGreevy, LOS ANGELES TIMES
Report: Trump to Withdraw Proposed V2V Mandate
By John Eggerton, BROADCASTING AND CABLE
Administration said to be backing away from DSRC requirement
Industry Faces Long Haul To Legalize Self-Driving Semis
By Keith Laing, THE DETROIT NEWS
October 30, 2017
Washington — Trucking companies are not giving up the fight to put self-driving semis and delivery trucks on U.S. highways.
WASHINGTON — For years, the country’s biggest technology companies have been virtually untouchable in Washington. The public adored the companies’ new devices, educators embraced their tools and politicians extolled their contributions to the economy. Even traditionally powerful voices, like media and telecom businesses, found little success in criticizing the technology industry.
Law360, New York (October 23, 2017, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A California man on Friday became the latest in a string of HIV patients to file suit against Aetna Inc. with allegations the mailings the company sent as part of the settlement of prior privacy-based class actions revealed his HIV status.