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Election 2018: 28th Legislative District Position 1

The KBCS Elections 2018 coverage speaks with two candidates for the Washington State House of Representatives for the 28th Legislative District, Position 1. KBCS’s Gregg Selby spoke with Dick Muri, Republican candidate running for re-election to a 3rd two-year term, and Mari Leavitt, Democratic candidate.

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Elections 2018 – State Senate 47th Legislative District

The KBCS Elections 2018 coverage continues, focusing on the Washington legislative race for the State Senate, 47th District. KBCS’s Gregg Selby spoke with Mona Das, Democratic candidate running for re-election to a 3rd four-year term. KBCS reached out to Joe Fain, Republican candidate for this contested State Senate seat, for an interview or a statement but he wasn’t able to accommodate either request.

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Election 2018: State Senate 30th Legislative District

The KBCS Elections 2018 coverage takes a look at the State Senate race for Washington’s 30th legislative district which covers Federal Way and borders Pierce County.

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Election 2018: 47th Legislative District Position 1

The KBCS Elections 2018 coverage highlights two candidates for the Washington State House of Representatives for the 47th Legislative District, Position 1. KBCS’s Gregg Selby spoke with Mark Hargrove, Republican candidate running for re-election to a 5th two-year term, and Debra Entenman, Democratic candidate and Congressman Adam Smith’s District Director.

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Election 2018 – Initiative 1639 on Gun Control

We kick off the KBCS Elections 2018 coverage with a look at both sides of Initiative 1639 on gun control. KBCS’s Gregg Selby spoke with Tallman Trask, spokesperson from the Alliance for Gun Responsibility (the organization for who is supporting Initiative 1639) and Brett Bass, firearms instructor and spokesperson for the Save our Security – No on 1639 campaign.

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#SEAHomeless: Homeless Encampment Sweep

Nearly 100 encampments had been removed in Seattle within the first four months of this year. Between 4 and 6 encampments are being removed every week.
KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi came across a homeless encampment cleanup in Central Seattle last month and brings you this story of what a sweep looked like.

 

Municipal Broadband – A Response to the Repeal of Net Neutrality

With the recent repeal of net neutrality, many wonder what a free internet would look like in the future. In Seattle, some are looking to municipal broadband for the answer. Public jurisdictions managing internet service for residents have found success in many smaller cities across the U.S. Locally, the organization, Upgrade Seattle is working with Seattle city council members to create a publicly-owned municipal broadband. KBCS’s Gregg Selby spoke with Devin Glaser, from Upgrade Seattle..

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Elections 2017: Washington State Senate District 45 – Dhingra and Englund

The 45th District race will likely determine which party controls the State Senate. KBCS’s Gregg Selby interviewed candidate Manka Dhingra. Her opponent, Jinyoung Englund , had a scheduling conflict, so we used her responses to similar questions that were asked of the candidates at a September 18th election forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County and recorded by TVW.

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Elections 2017: Burien City Council Position Number 5 – Tosta and Green

KBCS continues its coverage of the 2017 Washington State General Election. KBCS’s Gregg Selby interviewed incumbent candidate Nancy Tosta Her challenger, Darla Green of the “Burien Proud, Burien First” slate of City Council candidates did not respond to our request for an interview or written statement.

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