Civic Cocktail

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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. 



Better Gardening & Tax Shock

Wed., March 7 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$25-30 | Register

Author and renowned gardener Ciscoe Morris sits down with host Joni Balter to discuss why gardening is an essential part of Pacific Northwest communities, share his trade secrets and shed light on what grows best in our climate.

King County Assessor John Wilson, KVI-AM radio host John Carlson, State Sen. Reuven Carlyle* and Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold will discuss the county's substantial property tax increase and what it means for the region, property owners and renters. 
*legislative session permitting

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Civic Cocktail: Judicial power & the future of higher education
Civic Cocktail: Judicial power & the future of higher education
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From the courtroom to campus, Civic Cocktail examines the role of the judicial branch of government and the future of higher education in Washington state. Host Joni Balter talks one-on-one with U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik about the blockage of the Trump travel ban, the limits of presidential powers and the judicial role in the system of checks and balances in government. Then University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce and Washington State University President Kirk Schulz share their views on funding for higher education, free speech on campus, the impact of Trump's immigration order and supporting undocumented "dreamers."

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