All Policy is Local Podcast

About the podcast

Seattle City Councilmember Andrew J. Lewis takes you beyond the headlines and gives you a seat at the table for some of the most important public policy conversations facing Seattle and local governments across the nation today. 

Whether they're congresswomen, community leaders, or academics, in this podcast Councilmember Lewis talks with some of the most knowledgeable people in our community about the toughest issues we face, including homelessness, public safety, and affordable housing. 


Browse show notes, which includes summaries, relevant links, and transcripts for each episode:

Preview: Introducing All Policy is Local

Councilmember Lewis talks about what inspired this new podcast and what you can expect. 

Coming Soon

  • Episode 1: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on what historic federal funding can do for cities
  • Episode 2: Dominique Davis on community safety and alternatives to police responses
  • Episode 3: Greg Colborn on why homelessness is a housing problem 

Where to subscribe

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About the host

Andrew J. Lewis currently serves as the Seattle City Councilmember for District 7. He is a fifth generation Washingtonian and was born and raised in Seattle. The son of a heavy equipment operator for Seattle City Light and a nurse at Harborview, Lewis believes that Seattle needs to protect, serve, and advocate for all of its citizens.

Before being elected, Councilmember Lewis worked as an assistant city attorney in the Seattle City Attorney’s Office. His practice focused on trial litigation, making charging decisions on criminal cases, and diverting low-level offenders to participate in community-based diversions like the Choose 180 Program.

Councilmember Lewis graduated with a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Washington, and holds a masters degree from the London School of Economics and a law degree from the University of California, Berkeley.