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Nov. 18: State constitution, court rulings discussed
November 17, 2016

hugh-spitzerPULLMAN, Wash. – In recent years, the Washington State Supreme Court has issued constitutional decisions including striking down tax limitation initiatives and requiring the state legislature to spend more on public education.

Nov. 4: State justice talks about high court, government
November 1, 2016

mary-fairhurstPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Fairhurst will discuss the work of the court and its interrelationships with other branches of state government at noon Friday, Nov. 4, in Bryan Hall 308. Pizza and soda will be served.

Nov. 1: Political context of ugly elections discussed
October 27, 2016

fightPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University faculty Cornell Clayton and Travis Ridout will talk about “The Worst Election Ever? Putting ugly and negative campaigns in context” at noon Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Bryan Hall 308, as part of the Foley Institute coffee and politics series. Pizza and pop will be served.

Oct. 26: Foley hosts state House candidate debate
October 24, 2016

jennifer-goulet-left-and-mary-dyePULLMAN, Wash. – A debate between candidates for the state House of Representatives from Washington’s 9th District, which includes Pullman, will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Bryan Hall 308. It is hosted by the Foley Institute at Washington State University.

Oct. 18-20: Speakers consider negative ads, water, carbon tax
October 12, 2016

smear-campaignPULLMAN, Wash. – Negative campaigning, climate change and Washington’s carbon tax voter initiative are the topics of free, public presentations hosted by the Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service next at Washington State University.

Panel tackles police-involved violence, race
September 28, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – In the wake of police-involved shootings that left two black men dead in two cities, Washington State University hosted an expert panel discussion on race and policing in America.

Oct. 5: McMorris Rodgers and Pakootas debate
September 27, 2016

foley-300PULLMAN, Wash. – A debate between candidates for the state’s 5th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, which includes Pullman, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.

Sept. 16, 27, 29: Policing, education, refugee crises considered
September 13, 2016


PULLMAN, Wash. – Policing and race in America, school funding in Washington and Mideast refugees in Europe are the topics of free, public presentations hosted by the Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service this month at Washington State University.