Feeney supports state bill seeking to boost online privacy | Local News

Linda D. Garrow

Twelve years after passing novel privacy legislation, Massachusetts is seeking to join several other states in shoring up its data security regulations. The Massachusetts Information and Privacy Security Act would hold businesses to greater accountability for mishandling users’ personal data, impose fines for preventable security breaches and give users greater […]

Idaho bill eyes using public money for private education

Linda D. Garrow

BOISE (AP) — Backers say a plan to create education savings accounts will help students in kindergarten through 12th grade, but opponents said it’s just another voucher program to funnel public education money to private and religious schools. The House Education Committee heard arguments on the measure on Monday but […]