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Boost your city IQ with AWC’s CityVoice podcast! You’ll learn as you listen in to conversations on legislation, city management, and more. Each episode of the podcast’s first season will focus on a different topic of importance to Washington’s city leaders. You can access episodes using the player below, or by searching for CityVoice wherever you listen to podcasts.


S01E06: Transportation

Listen in this week as we sit down with AWC's Logan Bahr to discuss a bevy of bills related to transportation. Logan gives us an update of how the session is shaping up so far, what's contained within a proposed 10-year transportation package, and we run through a list of transportation bills AWC has been working on this session.

S01E05: The Criminal Justice Training Commission

Cities in Washington are facing a bottleneck. Police officers are retiring faster than their replacements can be trained. In this episode, Government Relations Advocate Sharon Swanson talks about Washington’s Criminal Justice Training Commission (CJTC), what AWC is doing to address this situation, and what cities can do to help.

S01E04: The Public Works Trust Fund and fixing fish-blocking culverts

Washington state’s infrastructure is in serious need of repair. Listen in as members of AWC’s legislative team discuss the prospects for the Public Works Trust Fund and a comprehensive approach to fixing the state’s culverts.

S01E03: Economic development

This week our staff experts delve into what our cities named as their top priority in our 2018 city conditions survey: Economic development. Our cities turn the wheels of commerce in Washington State, driving a staggering 96% of gross domestic product here. Join the conversation as Candice Bock and Brandon Anderson explore the connections between cities, our economy, and local infrastructure.

S01E02: Affordable housing

It’s an issue that has ramifications for homelessness, economic development, the environment, and more. Listen in as Government Relations Advocate Carl Schroeder talks with Deputy CEO Alicia Seegers Martinelli about the challenges and opportunities related to affordable housing.

S01E01: City priorities and the 2019 legislative session

Listen to this engaging 20-minute podcast featuring a conversation with AWC’s Government Relations Director, Candice Bock. She dives into what you can expect for the 2019 legislative session, our city legislative priorities, and some interesting insight into how the AWC legislative team goes to bat for you. The podcast is a great way to boost your city IQ during your commute, while you get ready in the morning, or on your walk around the block.

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