By The Seattle Times Editorial Board
Microsoft is taking its regional public service to a new level with the release of an ambitious legislative agenda for Washington state.
Under its president, Brad Smith, the company has increasingly advocated for education, transportation and economic development.
Recognizing that the entire state has unmet needs, the company is broadening its agenda beyond the Puget Sound area. Best of all, Microsoft is offering to help incubate and partly fund several new programs to get them launched.
The public benefits from such corporate citizens providing thoughtful and supportive engagement on critical policy issues.