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Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar. 



Carbon Fee, Food & Beverage Tax & Gun Ownership

Wed., Oct. 3 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$25-30 | Register

As Washingtonians prepare to vote in November we take an inside look at the key initiatives on the ballot including the Carbon Emissions Fee Measure (I-1631), Prohibit Local Taxes on Groceries Measure (I-1634), and Changes to Gun Ownership and Purchase Requirements Measure (I-1639).

Featured Panelists (to date):
Brady Walkinshaw, CEO, Grist
Senator Reuven Carlyle (D-36th District)
Zack Silk, Co-founder, WA Alliance for Gun Responsibility
Dave Workman, Senior Editor, Second Amendment Foundation
Dana Beiber, Campaign Spokesperson, NO on 1631

Featured Journalists: 
Natalie Brand, Reporter, KING 5 News
Essex Porter, Reporter, KIRO 7 News

Presented in partnership with:

Crosscut.com

Thanks to media sponsor:
KUOW

Watch Previous Shows

Civic Cocktail: Fall Ballot Initiatives
Civic Cocktail: Fall Ballot Initiatives
10/5/201657:20

Civic Cocktail opened a new season with an election program featuring mini debates on three big ballot initiatives. Host Joni Balter moderates a wide-ranging discussion on the pros and cons of the Sound Transit 3 light rail package; I-1491, a proposal to limit access to firearms; and I-732, an effort to establish a statewide carbon tax. Hear smart talk from both sides of the issues.

Sound Transit 3
Yes: Dow Constantine (King County Executive), Shefali Ranganathan (Transportation Choices Coalition)
No: Maggie Fimia (People for Smarter Transit), Kevin Wallace (Bellevue City Council)

Initiative 1491, gun safety
Yes: Cheryl Stumbo (The Alliance for Gun Responsibility)
No: David Combs (Know I-1491)

Initiative 732, carbon tax
Yes: Yoram Bauman (Yes on I-732)
No: Rebecca Saldaña (Puget Sound Sage)

 

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