Civic Cocktail

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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. 



Governor Jay Inslee + State Political Party Chairs

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

Governor Jay Inslee
With Democrats in control, will the second-term governor get traction on his ambitious climate package and a capital gains tax? Gov. Jay Inslee joins host Joni Balter to weigh in on the legislative session's halfway point, as well as the state's mental health crisis, restoring the orca population, and more.

State political party chairs
Washington state party chairs Caleb Heimlich (R) and Tina Podlodowski (D) join host Joni Balter to talk politics, including an overview of the state legislative session, a look at the state of the Democratic and Republican parties, and a candid conversation about Washington's potential presidential candidates.

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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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