Gorton Center Discussion Series: International Trade: Urban-Rural Divide
On March 26, the Slade Gorton International Policy Center held a panel
discussion with Hon. Gary Locke and Congressman Dan Newhouse. Ambassador Locke is a
former Ambassador to China, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and former Governor
of Washington State. Congressman Newhouse currently serves in the U.S House of
Representative for Washington’s 4th Congressional District and formerly served as
Washington State’s director for the Department of Agriculture. The panel discussed
the impact of international trade, and its relevant policies, on the urban/rural divide
nationally and in Washington State.
This program was planned and implemented by the students of the Gorton Center
Global Leaders Program, a year-long leadership development program for
undergraduate, graduate and law students from the Puget Sound area.
Please join us for a roundtable discussion, moderated by former U.S. Senator
Slade Gorton, as the panel discusses the impacts of the urban/rural divide on
For questions regarding the event, please contact Bruno Fiorentini at