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Join host Josephine Cheng to learn more about the Seattle City Council members. Find out why they got into politics, what drives their decisions and why they love the Emerald City. Tune in each month to hear more from one Council member as Cheng dives into their history as politicians in a different spot around town - a spot that means something to each lawmaker.

Host Josephine Cheng has been a Seattle television reporter, host, and producer for more than 20 years. She started at KOMO as a daily news reporter, interviewing presidents, governors, mayors and everyday folks. Then as feature reporter for KING’s Evening Magazine, she travelled the world, bringing home stories from China, Costa Rica, Europe, Mexico, and Hollywood. At KCTS/PBS, she hosted the financial show, About The Money, produced The Golden Apple Awards spotlighting outstanding teachers, and produced award-winning arts documentaries. Josephine’s work has been recognized throughout her career: she has won 14 Regional Emmys, as well as several national awards from the American Federation of Women in Television, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Asian American Journalists Association.

Sally Bagshaw’s approach to tackling homelessness

Council Conversations with Sally Bagshaw
11/20/20140
With petty crime and homelessness on the rise, how do city leaders plan to address these growing concerns? Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw weighs in. Hear her thoughts on helping the homeless, including a proposal to fund churches and nonprofits to offer services. Plus, what does a six-year public utility business plan mean for Seattle ratepayers? And how will Seattle`s shift to City Council elections by district impact regional issues? Bagshaw joins host Josephine Cheng at the Belltown Community Center to discuss these topics and more. Watch it now!