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Is Seattle finally making progress on homelessness?

THIS EPISODE OF THE NORTHWEST POLITICAST: Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell’s administration is quick to point to numbers. One of his deputies, Tiffany Washington, made the case Friday that the city has taken significant strides in moving people off the streets and into housing. But voters are more convinced by what they see than by what they’re told. We’ll take a look at some of the numbers and talk with one business leader who is now buying what Harrell is selling.

PLUS: Democrats have agreed to give three conservative initiatives hearings in Olympia but rejected three others.

AND: Why is the federal government asking you

 

THIS EPISODE OF THE NORTHWEST POLITICAST: Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell’s administration is quick to point to numbers. One of his deputies, Tiffany Washington, made the case Friday that the city has taken significant strides in moving people off the streets and into housing. But voters are more convinced by what they see than by what they’re told. We’ll take a look at some of the numbers and talk with one business leader who is now buying what Harrell is selling.

PLUS: Democrats have agreed to give three conservative initiatives hearings in Olympia but rejected three others.

AND: Why is the federal government asking you about sex?

Guests include State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon (D-Seattle), State Senator John Braun (R-Centralia), Jon Scholes of the Downtown Seattle Association, and ABC’s Andy Field.

The Northwest Politicast with Jeff Pohjola: From this Washington to that one, Jeff Pohjola will explore the issues and politics of the week. Frequent guests and top analysts break down the news to get to the heart of what matters most.

 

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