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Essex Porter

Political reporter, KIRO 7 Seattle

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Essex Porter is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. He covered politics, government and more for 39 years for KIRO 7 Seattle before retiring in late 2021. He'll join us this year to moderate a conversation with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson as they talk about the biggest impacts and legal challenges facing the state after the Trump Administration. 

When: 3p.m. Thursday, May 5. 

Where: This is a free virtual event. RSVP now

Find more detail about this event below.

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Power & Policy

A Full Slate

Crosscut Festival 2022
Sat May 7, 2022 | 11:00am

Things haven't slowed down since President Donald Trump left office, and Washington State Attorney General Robert Ferguson hasn't shied away from the big issues. From opiods to gun control laws to environmental protection, there's a lot on his docket that will have major impacts on our state. WATCH NOW


Featuring: Bob Ferguson, Essex Porter

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