Wednesday Apr 10, 2024

Spokane's New Mayor on First Months in Role

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

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.  

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.   

Read more about how Brown is approaching her new role as mayor here



Host/Producer: Maleeha Syed and Isaac Kaplan-Woolner

Reporter: Mai Hoang

Story editor: Ryan Famuliner

Executive producer: Sarah Menzies


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