Billboard owner Clear Channel is asking lawmakers to allow digital signs along Washington’s state highways.
The state Senate last year voted for a similar measure, but it didn’t pass the House. This year’s bill, sponsored by Des Moines Democrat Dave Upthegrove, will start in the House. It would allow “static” signs that hold the same picture, without flashing or showing videos.
A Clear Channel lobbyist said the company is trying to replace existing traditional signs, not put up new ones. …