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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

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Budget battles in Olympia and WSU culture on Civic Cocktail
Budget battles in Olympia and WSU culture on Civic Cocktail

Budget battles in Olympia's divided state Legislature, what's next for WSU and the reaction to UW President Michael Young's surprise departure were among the topics of discussion at Civic Cocktail. State Rep. Ross Hunter (D-48th) and Sen. Steve Litzow (R-41st) weigh in on top budget issues including K-12 funding, class size and prospects for a state transportation plan. The Cougs comprised the second half of the program with Washington State University Vice President of Development John Gardner discussing WSU's plans to build the state's second publicly funded medical school, branch campuses and more. Host Joni Balter moderates an audience discussion with analysis from a journalist panel.