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Host Austin Jenkins, is TVW's long-running weekly interview show featuring in-depth discussions with state leaders.

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Host Austin Jenkins, is TVW's long-running weekly interview show featuring in-depth discussions with state leaders.

    K-12 Public Schools

    K-12 Public Schools

    We discuss the state of the state's K-12 public schools with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal. Plus, the view from inside the classroom with Pamella Johnson, an academic and behavioral intervention specialist at Rochester High School.

    • 55 min
    Youth and Young Adult Homelessness

    Youth and Young Adult Homelessness

    This week: Homelessness among school-aged youth and young adults in Washington -- the scope of the problem, and what state government and one private organization are doing to address the problem. Host Austin Jenkins interviews Kim Justice, executive director of the state's Office of Homeless Youth Prevention and Protection, and Julie Patino, executive director of A Way Home Washington.

    • 55 min
    Retiring CEO of the Health Benefit Exchange and Retiring State House Majority Leader

    Retiring CEO of the Health Benefit Exchange and Retiring State House Majority Leader

    Pam MacEwan is retiring as CEO of Washington's Health Benefit Exchange, after a career spent focused on expanding access to health care. We'll hear her thoughts on health care in our state. Representative Pat Sullivan is stepping down from the State House after nearly two decades in office, much of it as Democratic Majority Leader. He's played a key role in budget negotiations, education funding with the McCleary decision, and more.

    • 55 min
    A COVID update with Dr. Scott Lindquist and a discussion with WA State Lieutenant Governor Denny Heck.

    A COVID update with Dr. Scott Lindquist and a discussion with WA State Lieutenant Governor Denny Heck.

    After a long downward trend, there's a recent uptick in COVID cases. Should we be concerned? We ask State Epidemiologist Scott Lindquist. Plus, he worked on the issue in Washington D.C., and now he's made housing affordability and availability one of his signature issues in this Washington. We talk housing, the 2022 legislative session and more with Washington State Lieutenant Governor Denny Heck.

    • 55 min
    A discussion on the state's capital gains tax and a conversation about the cannabis industry

    A discussion on the state's capital gains tax and a conversation about the cannabis industry

    Will Washington's new capital gain's tax survive the courts? We debate that question with two University of Washington law professors. And we check in with the chair of the Liquor and Cannabis Board on the State of Washington's cannabis industry.

    • 55 min
    A conversation with State Treasurer Pellicciotti and retiring state Rep. Jesse Johnson

    A conversation with State Treasurer Pellicciotti and retiring state Rep. Jesse Johnson

    In-depth interviews with State Treasurer Mike Pellicciotti, and retiring State Rep. Jesse Johnson. The State Treasurer is pressing Congress to pass new banking laws that would help prevent robberies at cannabis stores. And, he wants the state to provide "baby bonds" to children from low-income and marginalized communities. Rep. Jesse Johnson is stepping down for family reasons after three years in the state House of Representatives, years in which he played a key role in enacting changes to policing laws. He discusses his decision to step down, and possible future plans.

    • 55 min

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