Tom Banse

Regional Correspondent for Northwest Public Radio

Tom Banse appears in the following:

Delta, Alaska Airlines Fight For Market Share In Seattle

Monday, June 30, 2014

Delta Air Lines is building up its Seattle operation into a gateway to Asia. That's good for Western travelers but not so good for the bottom line of Delta's partner, Seattle-based Alaska Airlines.


A Tour Of The Tragedy In Washington Mudslide Zone

Thursday, March 27, 2014

As rescue efforts continue at the site of the mudslide in Washington, reporters are being allowed into the mudslide zone. Among them was Northwest News Network's Tom Banse, and he offers this report.


Airports and Medicare Patients Impacted As Sequestration Cuts Take Hold

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Not long ago President Obama warned of the potentially devastating and deeply destructive consequences of allowing the federal government cuts known as sequestration go into effect. About one month ago he signed that order of sequestration and the immediate impact seemed, well, neither immediately devastating nor overwhelmingly painful. However, slowly we are beginning to see the consequences across the country.

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Third time's the charm? Former Gov. Gary Locke may be pick for Commerce Secretary

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Former Washington State Governor Gary Locke is reportedly President Obama’s pick for Commerce Secretary. His third pick... but hey, who’s counting? In Locke, Obama has found a nominee with extensive U.S.—China trade credentials who is also an Eagle Scout. For more details on this new pick, we are joined by Tom Banse a regional correspondent for Northwest Public Radio who covered Governor Locke from 1996 - 2004.

Who will Gary Locke be sitting next to if he becomes Commerce Secretary? Check out our handy guide to President Obama's cabinet for the answer.

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