Bob Hasegawa is Washington State Senator and a lifelong resident of Beacon Hill in Seattle. Hasegawa is a longtime labor and social justice activist. He led many workers struggles winning top wages and benefits for working families and retirees, and he collaborated in many social justice struggles to protect civil rights, democracy, the environment, and our constitutional rights. Since he began representing the 11th Legislative District in 2005, Hasegawa’s priorities have centered around serving as a voice for working families, small businesses and disenfranchised communities.
Filling in for George, John B. Wells spoke with Washington State Senator Bob Hasegawa in the first hour about his efforts to repeal indefinite detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act. In the second hour, Colorado State Representative Jared Wright discussed his related work on anti-NDAA legislation. Open Lines followed. ... More »Host: John B. Wells