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Friday, February 2 • 7:15pm - 8:30pm
How the West Coast leads on climate change, immigration and income fairness

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As national leaders fiddle, governors on the West Coast are leading the charge on a host of critical national issues. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown discuss the importance of state action on climate change, immigration and minimum wage — and talk about the limits of what we can do without help from the “other Washington.” This session is a co-production of Crosscut and Seattle University’s Institute of Public Service.

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avatar for Joni Balter (Moderator)

Joni Balter (Moderator)

Joni Balter is a multi-media journalist and lecturer at Seattle University and the University of Washington Evans Graduate School of Public Policy and Governance. A producer and host of "Civic Cocktail" on the Seattle Channel, she contributes to KUOW and Bloomberg View.
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Tanya Hayes (Moderator)

Tanya Hayes directs the Environmental Studies program at Seattle University. She holds a joint PhD in Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs from Indiana University, Bloomington (2007), where she specialized in policy analysis and natural resource management. In a... Read More →
avatar for Larry Hubbell (Moderator)

Larry Hubbell (Moderator)

Dr. Larry Hubbell is the director of the Institute of Public Service at Seattle University. He previously served as a faculty member at the University of Wyoming for 25 years. His primary research interests are higher education administration, problems facing emerging democracies, and organization developmentAs a Fulbright scholar, Larry taught in Lithuania and Sierra Leone. In addition, he taught, consulted and conducted research in Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa, England, Italy, Dominica and Panama... Read More →
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Kate Brown

Kate Brown is the governor of Oregon.
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Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee is the governor of Washington state. 


Friday February 2, 2018 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Pigott Auditorium Su Campus Walk, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
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