Find out how the issues of the day – the state budget, health care, education, the environment, transportation, and more – impact citizens and communities throughout Washington. Hosted by Anita Kissée (learn more about Anita here), The Impact features interviews and profiles with the policy experts who make the decisions in Olympia and the people who are impacted back home.
During July/August and the last two weeks of December The Impact goes on hiatus, returning in September and January with new episodes.
TVW looks at the growing popularity of drones, and the serious privacy questions they raise in a new one-hour special report, Flight Plan: Charting a Course for Drones in Washington. Watch the documentary here.
Also, watch past special reports:
- Washington’s Food Fight: The Debate Over GMO Labels | More Information
- Coal Crossroads | More Information
- Staying Afloat: Challenges Facing Washington State Ferries | More Information
- Shock to the System: How National Reform is Changing your Health Care | More Information
- The Quest for Quality: The Debate Over Education Reform and Funding | Part II | More Information
The Impact is sponsored with generous support from the Washington State Employees Credit Union, Comcast and WGU Washington.
The new report suggesting ways Washington can raise revenue while reducing carbon pollution. Plus, the possible Picasso sketchbook abandoned in a safe deposit box that's now up for auction by the state.
Celebrating Washington's 125th birthday. Plus, the effort to save the historic USS Olympia.
Wrap-up of the 2014 Election results and how it will shape the 2015 legislative session. Plus, the latest tensions over Washington's wolf recovery effort.
The Impact 2014 Election Night Special
Results from the 2014 election, interviews with candidates and analysis from both sides of the political spectrum.
The influence of "millennial" voter and why they are and aren't turning in their ballots. Plus, the legal challenge to Washington's Charter School law reaches Washington's Supreme Court.