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“The Impact”: House Budget Leaders Debate Spending Plan

Watch House Budget Leaders Debate 2-year Spending Plan on “The Impact”

On “The Impact” this week we’re focusing on the two-year operating budget proposals backed by the democratic majorities in the House and Senate.

The operating budget covers the state’s payroll for state workers andContinue reading “The Impact”: House Budget Leaders Debate Spending Plan

Inside Olympia — Criminal Justice Reform

March 25, 2021

Criminal justice legislation has been a major focus for majority Democrats during the 2021 session. Host Austin Jenkin sits down with Democratic State Sen. Jeannie Darneille and Republican Sen. Chris Gildon discuss areas where the parties have found bipartisan agreement, and where philosophical differences have led to… Continue reading Inside Olympia — Criminal Justice Reform

“The Impact” – Electric Vehicles and Direct Sales, Pay-Per-Mile Tax, 2030 Target

Image Courtesy: Lucid Motors (used with permission)

“The Impact”: Electric Vehicles – Direct Sales, Pay-Per-Mile Tax, 2030 Target

Our guests for the first segment this week are Matthew Phillips, a dealership owner with Car Pros Automotive Group and a board member of the Washington State Auto Dealers Association and Daniel Witt, Public Policy Lead for… Continue reading “The Impact” – Electric Vehicles and Direct Sales, Pay-Per-Mile Tax, 2030 Target

Inside Olympia – Disinformation and Social Media & K-12 challenges during COVID-19

March 18, 2021

Once a basketball star, UW Associate Professor Kate Starbird now focuses her attention on social media. Her early research looked at how social media can help people come together to solve societal challenges. But more recently, she and her UW colleagues have been delving into the details… Continue reading Inside Olympia – Disinformation and Social Media & K-12 challenges during COVID-19

“The Impact”: Invasive Mussels, Murder Hornets, Sunburn Plant, Sunshine Week  

Photo Credit: John Byrnes, USGS

Video: “The Impact”: Invasive Mussels, Murder Hornets, Sunburn Plant, Sunshine Week  

The recent discovery of invasive zebra mussels hiding in retail aquarium products in Seattle reveals another possible route to ruinous infestation.

Washington has a proactive boat inspection program designed to keep zebra mussels and quagga mussels from gaining… Continue reading “The Impact”: Invasive Mussels, Murder Hornets, Sunburn Plant, Sunshine Week  

Inside Olympia – Foundational Public Health and Capitol Journalists

March 11, 2021

Senators June Robinson and Ann Rivers describe foundational public health as government services that are vitally important, but happen “behind the scenes” — and thus in the past have had a hard time winning legislative attention and funding.

For years local health departments have provided services… Continue reading Inside Olympia – Foundational Public Health and Capitol Journalists

“The Impact”: Capital gains tax clears Senate; Debating neck restraints, no-knock warrants & police oversight bills

“The Impact”: Capital gains tax clears Senate; Debating neck restraints, no-knock warrants &  police oversight bills

Watch “The Impact” – March 10th, 2021 here.

Olympia watchers from the Washington State Budget and Policy Center and the Washington Research Council join us to discuss the Washington State Senate’s passage of a… Continue reading “The Impact”: Capital gains tax clears Senate; Debating neck restraints, no-knock warrants & police oversight bills

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