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Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: Drug Debate
City Inside/Out: Drug Debate

Lawmakers are racing to replace the state's drug possession law after the Washington Supreme Court ruled it was unconstitutional. The decision invalidates decades of felony convictions and is paving the way for a new approach to the war on drugs. But until the state acts, some cities are adopting their own drug laws and some law enforcement agencies have stopped making drug arrests.


Nichole Alexander, Coordinator, JustCare

Manka Dhingra, WA State Senator (D-45th)

Ann Rivers, WA State Senator (R-18th)  

Jon Nehring, Mayor, City of Marysville  

Steve Strachan, Executive Director, WA Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs

Malika Lamont, Project Manager, LEAD-WA Expansion Team, Public Defender Association