Viaduct Vote - August 19, 2011

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Seattle voters say yes to the deep bore tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

About the Episode

As Seattle voters say yes to the deep bore tunnel to replace Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct, we weigh in at our weekly roundtable discussion.

We also have a frank conversation with former King County Executive Ron Sims. Sims gave up his job as Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Enrique Cerna speaks with Sims about the Obama Administration.

Finally, we profile two young University of Washington graduates launch an innovative new type of micro-lending company called Lumana, helping entrepreneurs in rural Africa to create sustainable businesses. In this episode, we profile the local grads, as well as feature a Ghana businesswoman being helped by Lumana.

Chapter 1: Tunneling Forward

Chapter 2: Ron Sims Returns to Washington (State)

Chapter 3: Lumana: Microlending in Ghana

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