Published on May 16, 2017

OLYMPIA – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill today prohibiting businesses from collecting and selling your personal biometric information without your consent. Rep. Jeff Morris (D-Mt. Vernon) sponsored the bill to protect consumers from new, invasive technology that can… READ MORE

Published on April 20, 2017

OLYMPIA – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Jeff Morris is the first of its kind in the country to protect individual privacy rights associated with biometric identifiers. Morris (D-Mt. Vernon) is chair of the House Technology and Economic Development Committee,… READ MORE

Published on April 19, 2017

OLYMPIA – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jeff Morris ensuring utility easement processing and oversight, and maintaining the “Call Before You Dig” program, were recently signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. Morris (D-Mt. Vernon) is chair of the House Technology… READ MORE

Published on March 2, 2017

OLYMPIA – New technology, known as biometric identifiers, is becoming more prevalent in consumers’ daily lives, yet most have no idea information is gathered about them without their consent, according to Rep. Jeff Morris (D-Mt. Vernon). With privacy concerns in… READ MORE

Published on February 20, 2017

We are just starting our 7th week of the 15-week legislative session here in Olympia. We passed the House and Senate cutoff deadline on Friday when bills had to move out of policy committees. Thanks for your phone calls, letters… READ MORE

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