Podcast | Lisa Brown reflects on her first months as Spokane mayor

Cascade PBS reporter Mai Hoang talks with the former state legislator about her newest gig, including key issues affecting the city’s community members.

Mayor Lisa Brown catches up with Amanda Parrish and Naghmana Sherazi

Mayor Lisa Brown catches up with Spokane Lands Council executive director Amanda Parrish, right, and Climate Justice program director Naghmana Sherazi at the Saranac Commons in Spokane. (Rajah Bose for Cascade PBS)

This week, Lisa Brown officially passed the 100-day mark in her new role as Spokane’s mayor. 

Brown started her term at the beginning of the year after defeating incumbent Nadine Woodward. She has worked in several different capacities over the years, including as a lawmaker in the State Legislature. 

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In this episode of Northwest Reports, Cascade PBS reporter Mai Hoang checks in with Mayor Brown to see how these first months have gone.  

The two touched on major issues impacting Spokane — homelessness, the opioid crisis and recent police shootings.   

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