The Impact

Find out how the issues of the day – the state budget, health care, education, the environment, transportation, and more – impact citizens and communities throughout Washington. Hosted by Anita Kissée (learn more about Anita here), The Impact features interviews and profiles with the policy experts who make the decisions in Olympia and the people who are impacted back home.

During July/August and the last two weeks of December The Impact goes on hiatus, returning in September and January with new episodes.

TVW looks at the growing popularity of drones, and the serious privacy questions they raise in a new one-hour special report, Flight Plan: Charting a Course for Drones in Washington. Watch the documentary here.

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The Impact is sponsored with generous support from the Washington State Employees Credit Union, Comcast and WGU Washington.

     

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10/29/2014
7:00PM
26 Minutes

The Impact

Hosted by Anita Kissée, The Impact features interviews and profiles with the policy experts who make the decisions in Olympia and the people who are impacted back home.

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10/22/2014
7:00PM
0 Minutes

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A case before the Washington Supreme Court aims to stop child sex trafficking on the website, backpage.com. Plus, the new screening measures in place to monitor travelers coming to Washington from Ebola outbreak zones.

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10/15/2014
7:00PM
25 Minutes

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The battle over control of Washington's Senate and why it matters so much this election. Plus, a rare glimpse into our state archives to see what Washingtonians voted on 100 years ago.

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10/08/2014
7:00PM
27 Minutes

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Washington lawmakers get an update on the legal marijuana market and how it's working so far. Plus, the pros and cons to I-1351, Washington's class size initiative.

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10/01/2014
7:00PM
27 Minutes

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Washington studies the potential of a nuclear power Renaissance. New technology some say solves past problems and could boost East side economics, and the fears that remain over safety and waste.

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The Impact is on summer hiatus -- watch for new episodes after Labor Day!  

The Impact's regular weekly air time is Wednesdays at 7pm & 10pm on TVW.
  
The Impact also airs on KSPS Public Television of Spokane, and KSTW TV  in Seattle.