Civic Cocktail

We're back! Join us on October 5.

Civic Cocktail

A new season of eats, drinks and smart talk returns on October 5. Join host Joni Balter as we breakdown the fall ballot initiatives on transit, gun control and climate change.

Sound Transit 3, a $54 billion measure to double light rail and add new regional bus and commuter rail service
YES: Dow Constantine (King County Executive), Shefali Ranganathan (Executive Director, Transportation Choices Coalition)
NO: Maggie Fimia (People for Smarter Transit - No ST3 Campaign), Kevin Wallace (Bellevue City Councilmember)

Initiative 1491, a proposal to prevent people deemed dangerous to themselves or others from buying or keeping a gun
YES: Cheryl Stumbo (Board Member, The Alliance for Gun Responsibility)
NO: David Combs (Know I-1491)

Initiative 732, an effort to impose the nation’s first-ever carbon tax
YES: Yoram Bauman (Founder and Co-Chair, Yes on I-732)
NO: Rebecca Saldaña (Executive Director, Puget Sound Sage)

A panel of journalists will also join the discussion: C.R. Douglas (Q13 FOX News).

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