Readers of Monday’s Opinion page heard from state Sen. Curtis King and Rep. Judy Clibborn, each with their own perspective on statewide transportation needs and how best to pay a multi-billion dollar price tag. King and Clibborn chair the Senate and House transportation committees, respectively.
At noon Thursday, join them and two other guests here in a live video discussion about transportation and whether the state Legislature can agree on an approach forward on this critical issue. Lawmakers convene their 2015 session on Monday. Thanh Tan, Seattle Times multimedia editorial writer and columnist, will moderate the discussion.
- Rep. Judy Clibborn, D-Mercer Island, represents the 41st legislative district and is a former mayor of Mercer Island.
- State Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, represents Eastern Washington’s 14th legislative district. He also serves on the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee.
- Charles Knutson is Gov. Jay Inslee’s senior policy advisor specializing in transportation and land use.
- Bob Pishue is transportation director at the Washington Policy Center, an independent policy-research organization.
Have a question for the panel before the event begins? Send it to email@example.com and it may be discussed during the chat. The Hangout will take place in the video player below (Discuss the panelists’ points and send in questions during the chat in the chat window under the video player: