Wire Insider: Zach Silk, President of Civic Ventures

Zach Silk is the President of Civic Ventures, a Seattle-based political strategist group. He joined us for this edition of Wire Insider to talk about...Read More

Wire Insider: Hon. Teresa Mosqueda

Seattle City Council member, Teresa Mosqueda joined us for our first Wire Insider video to discuss the issues she will be fighting for in her...Read More

Responding to Climate Change in Washington State

The issue of climate change continues to rise in importance. Yet, there is still no consensus view about what to do about it. This is...Read More

Homelessness: Why Are We Not Having Success?

The homelessness situation is dire in Puget Sound, made more dramatic by a largely inefficient and ineffective policy response by state and local governments. These...Read More

What You Missed: 2017 Re-Wire Policy Conference

We hosted our first annual Re-Wire Policy Conference on December 12th in Seattle. With over 200 attendees, including 25 legislators, this event was one of...Read More

2017 Re-Wire Policy Conference Afternoon Keynote

The Future of Progressive Politics The Democratic Party has been in period of soul searching since the 2016 Presidential primaries. Is it a party of...Read More

2017 Re-Wire Policy Conference Lunch Keynote

A Conversation With Slade Gorton and Rob McKenna Former US Senator Slade Gorton and Former Attorney General Rob McKenna are two of the most successful...Read More

2017 Re-Wire Policy Conference Morning Keynote

Beware the Pitchforks from Widening Inequality Nick Hanauer is one of the country’s leading voices on the state of America’s political economy. In a seminal...Read More

We “Fixed McCleary” – Have We Fixed Public Education?

While the legislature took action that some believe addresses the McCleary decision, not everyone thinks the job is done. This panel will explore one of...Read More

Getting Value from the State’s Health Care Spend

The size of the state health care budget has ballooned under the Affordable Care Act. But, it’s not entirely clear that taxpayers are getting good...Read More