Category: News:Politics

Washington Policy Center’s podcast

September 28, 2020

YP: Small Businesses & COVID in WA state

This week we speak to Mark Harmsworth, the Director for the Center of Small Business at Washington Policy Center. He explains the impacts of COVID-19 on the state of the economy and small businesses in Washington state.

August 18, 2020

Ep. 18: Government intervention or patient control? The future of health care policy w/ Dr. Roger Stark

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, health care was the most important policy issue for Americans. The coronavirus crisis has made health care all the more important to people in the United States. Listen to Dr. Roger Stark speak on his newly released book! You can order it here.

August 3, 2020

YP: Killing Coronavirus with UV light

Killing Corona Virus with UV light. In this podcast episode learn how Seattle CEO of Electric Mirror, Jim Mischel, started Safeology, a new branch of his company that leverages the science of light to create, clean, coronavirus-free spaces. Tune in to learn more on how the products work, the power of free-markets, and tips for success for up and coming entrepreneurs.

July 31, 2020

Ep. 17: Data ignorance leads to unnecessary COVID restrictions

Communications Director David Boze speaks with our Center of Environment Director, Todd Myers, on his recent blog linking data ignorance as a driving factor in Governor Inslee's restrictions for COVID.

July 23, 2020

Ep. 16: Liv Finne and the rapidly evolving world of Education amidst a pandemic

It seems policy and public opinion are in daily flux for the education world. With it becoming more likely students will not be physically in classrooms for the Fall, Liv Finne breaks down the latest.

July 16, 2020

Special: Solutions Series w/ Dr. Roger Stark

Join us as WPC's Healthcare Policy Analyst, Dr. Roger Stark, talks about the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our state's single-payer healthcare plans, and health care battle lines in the 2020 election.

June 10, 2020

Special: Does science matter to policymakers anymore? w/ Todd Myers

This week we speak with Todd Myers, WPC's Director for the Environment. He discusses his lastest publications featured in the Wall Street Journal as well as the National Review.

June 3, 2020

Special: Update on Restarting the Economy w/ Rep. Mike Chapman and Rep. Alex Ybarra

Social distancing may keep us apart, but it doesn’t have to leave us disconnected. Until we can resume our in-person events, WPC hosts a special online webinar series every Wednesday at 10:00 am. Featured Speakers: Rep. Mike Chapman (D- Port Angeles) Rep. Alex Ybarra (R- Quincy)

May 29, 2020

YP: Interview with Sen. Hans Zeiger

We speak with Sen. Hans Zeiger on the housing crisis in Washington state and how that affects our economy in many ways.

April 8, 2020

Special: Virtual Solutions Series ft. Jason Mercier and Liv Finne

In this weekly webinar recording, we will hear from Liv Finne, WPC's Director, Center for Education as well as Jason Mercier, WPC's Director, Center for Government Reform. If you would like to see our future webinar dates, please visit here.