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Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: Drug Possession Debate
City Inside/Out: Drug Possession Debate

A high-stakes showdown is brewing in Olympia as lawmakers debate the consequences for illegal drug possession in Washington. The state Supreme Court overturned felony drug possession in its 2021 State v. Blake ruling, and the legislature needs to find a permanent way to balance addiction and accountability by July 1, 2023.


Lisa Daugaard, Co-Executive Director, Public Defender Association
June Robinson, State Senator (D-38th)
Steve Strachan, Executive Director, WA Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs
Josh Wallace, President & CEO, Peer Washington