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    Activists sound alarm on US-EU trade pact

    Free Speech Radio News feature, 20 June, 2013

    The United States and the European Union have launched negotiations on what could become the largest free trade agreement in history.  Between them, the US and EU account for nearly half of global economic activity. Proponents say a comprehensive deal would mean jobs and prosperity on both sides of the Atlantic. But activists are warning the so-called Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could lead to increased corporate

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    Traffic on Washington state roadways at 10-year low

    KPLU-FM (Seattle, WA, USA) radio spot, 29 May, 2013

    It may not feel like it when you’re in your car, but figures from the state Department of Transportation show there’s less traffic on Washington’s roads than at any time in the last 10 years. KPLU’s Liam Moriarty explains …

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    Seattle ponders public-funded campaign plan

    KPLU-FM (Seattle, Washington, USA) radio spot, 22 April, 2013

    The cost of running for public office keeps going up, and Seattle City Council members worry the need to fund expensive campaigns gives people with deep pockets get a louder voice. Now, as KPLU’s Liam Moriarty reports, the council is looking at publicly-funded campaigns.

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    Enviros push to eliminate oil industry tax break

    KPLU-FM (Seattle, Washington, USA) radio spot, 19 April, 2013

    The search for ways to reduce Washington’s more than $1billion budget shortfall has led Governor Jay Inslee to suggest eliminating some little-known tax breaks long enjoyed by various industries. One of these loopholes saves millions each year for an industry that didn’t even exist in the state when the tax break was created. KPLU’s Liam Moriarty explains …

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