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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. 



Protecting Orcas + Election Review

Wed., Nov. 7 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$25-30 | Register

Protecting Orcas
As the Pacific Northwest's iconic orcas face unprecedented challenges highlighted by several recent deaths, local business and statewide organizations have mobilized to protect the region's native population of killer whales. Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery and Task Force Co-Chair Stephanie Solien and Makah Tribe Chairman Nate Tyler join Civic Cocktail host Joni Balter to discuss Washington state's action plan for orca recovery and sustainability.

Election Review
U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle, KTTH Radio Host Jason Rantz, and Seattle University professor of political science Marco Lowe will join Civic Cocktail the day after the November midterm elections to discuss the results and what they mean for the Puget Sound region.

Featured Journalists:
C.R. Douglas, political analyst, Q13 News
Lynda Mapes, reporter, The Seattle Times

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Watch Previous Shows

Civic Cocktail: Urban Influence, Amazon & ACA's Future
Civic Cocktail: Urban Influence, Amazon & ACA's Future
4/6/20171:20:18

They're big-city CEO's that share common concerns. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor Ed Murray join Civic Cocktail host Joni Balter to discuss homelessness, sanctuary cities, constitutional challenges and the threat of federal funding cuts. Also, John Schoettler, Amazon's head of global real estate, talks about the company's rapidly expanding footprint. He discusses what's ahead, some success stories and Amazon's effort to be a good neighbor. And Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and Premera Blue Cross VP Leonard Sorrin explore the future of Obamacare. What must be done to save it? Is the GOP willing to help? And what are the implications for Washington residents? 

HOST: Joni Balter

JOURNALISTS: Brandi Kruse, Q13 FOX News and Enrique Cerna, KCTS 9 

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