The Puget Sound Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society and Washington Policy Center presented a panel discussion on the economic bail-out.
Dr. John Lott, Senior Research Scientist, University of Maryland Foundation,
Dr. Alan Hess, Professor of Finance and Business Economics, University of Washington,
Dr. Mike Siegel, long-time Seattle talk-radio host as moderator
Washington Policy Center is co-sponsored the event with Women of Washington.
Stephen Moore, a member of the The Wall Street Journal editorial board and senior economics writer, spoke about the current economic situation and what the future may hold.
On October 1st, Washington Policy Center hosted it's Annual Dinner featuring 2008 Columbia Award Recipient Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic. 2008 Stanley O. McNaughton Champion of Freedom Award Recipient Phil Smart, Sr. was also honored. Commenting on the 2008 election was the Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard and FOX News Commentator Fred Barnes.
Our Annual Dinner Welcomed More than 1,000 People for a Night of Celebration and Insight. You can watch the dinner on TVW, October 13th at 12:00am, 8:00am and 4:00pm. Watch the video online here:
On July 15th, WPC was pleased to have acclaimed author Bjørn Lomborg as our keynote speaker. Mr. Lomborg’s best sellers include Cool It and The Skeptical Environmentalist. He was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2004 and one of the "50 people who could save the planet" by the UK Guardian in 2008.
Dann Mead Smith spoke about what the “state of the state of small businesses in Washington” means to new and minority business owners and how the WPC Small Business Center works on making our state friendlier to the small business owner.
The Puget Sound Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society sponsored a talk by William Mellor, co-author of the new book The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom. The lunch event, co-sponsored by Washington Policy Center, took place at the Washington Athletic Club.
On June 17th, Washington Policy Center held its Annual Center for Transportation Event. This year’s event featured a breakfast keynote address by transportation and economics expert and Senior Research Fellow with the Heritage Foundation, Ronald D. Utt, Ph.D. He addressed congestion relief and discussed ways Washington State could improve.
This special reception and wrap-up of the 2008 Legislative Session was for our supporters and those interested in learning more about our work. The recently completed Session was discussed, with a focus on how it will affect you and your business. WPC’s president and research center directors gave reviews of their work during Session, including publications on the state budget, taxes, health care, transportation, the environment and ways to improve the business climate. They also presented the top issues to look for during the remainder of this busy election year and previ
On May 20th Washington Policy Center, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI), and the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs hosted a free evening event.