Gov. Jay Inslee will join host Joni Balter for an in-depth discussion of state and local issues from transportation to education to healthcare.
The second half of the program will shift to one of the state's worst natural disasters, last month's fatal landslide which devastated Oso. Colin Downey, Director of Communications, American Red Cross, Western Washington Region, and Neil Parekh, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, United Way of Snohomish County, will delve into the response and recovery efforts, lessons learned and what's next.
Journalists for the evening include:
Peter Jackson, Editorial Page Editor, The Herald
Austin Jenkins, Olympia Correspondent, Northwest News Network
Deborah Wang, Repoter, KUOW
Civic Cocktail brings together residents, community leaders and journalists to discuss a range of issues and network over happy hour. Admission includes appetizers and program. No-host bar available.