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Today on TVW: Medal of Honor ceremony, UW minimum wage debate

TVW will live webcast the following events on Wednesday, April 2:

11 a.m.: A public ceremony honoring the three most recent Washington state Medal of Honor recipients will be held Wednesday at the Capitol Rotunda. Leroy A. Petry, Ty M. Carter and William D. Swenson received the highest military decoration awarded by the U.S. government for their actions during the Afghanistan war.

Gov. Jay Inslee and Maj. Gen. Terry Ferrell, the Commanding General of the 7th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, will speak at the ceremony. Following the ceremony, the medal recipients will see their names unveiled on the state Medal of Honor monument on the Capitol campus.

TVW will live webcast the ceremony at this link.

7 p.m.: National and local experts will debate minimum wage at the University of Washington on Wednesday evening. “The Minimum Wage Debate” is hosted by the Washington Policy Center’s young professionals group and will be moderated by Robert Mak.

Panelists include Steve Moore of The Wall Street Journal, Sarah Jane Glynn of the Center for American Progress, T. William Lester of University of North Carolina, Steve Hooper co-founder of Kigo Kitchens in Seattle, Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, and Rep. Chris Reykdal, D–Tumwater.

TVW will live webcast the debate at this link.