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Washington autonomous vehicle bills draw public, industry interest

By Jenn Brice and Xu Yuan
  • 31 Jan 2024 22:18
  • 31 Jan 2024 22:18
Competing autonomous vehicle bills, backed respectively by the industry and by labor unions, attracted extensive interest at a public hearing before the Washington State Senate.
About 20 witnesses, including industry representatives, local officials, labor advocates, plaintiff lawyers and safety experts, testified to the Committee on Transportation.

The industry-backed bill,

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Jenn Brice


Jenn is a data privacy and security reporter based in San Francisco. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia. Before joining MLex, she edited UVA’s independent student newspaper and interned at Morning Brew, where she contributed to emerging tech and marketing newsletters.

Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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