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West Cashmere Bridge awarded key state grant
West Cashmere Bridge awarded key state grant
State Sen. Brad Hawkins says he is thrilled that the Washington State Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board (FMSIB) has awarded Chelan County a $3 million grant toward its efforts to complete the West Cashmere Bridge Replacement Project. The project has now received local, state, and federal appropriations and funding awards...
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Hawkins bill supporting ‘Good Neighbor’ work signed into law Hawkins bill supporting ‘Good Neighbor’ work signed into law
OLYMPIA… Efforts to improve the management of Washington forests and reduce the risk of wildfire received another boost today with the signing of Sen. Brad Hawkins’ bill to support “good neighbor” agreements between state and federal agencies. The new law, created by Senate Bill 6211, gives the state Department of...
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Governor signs Hawkins bill requested by Leavenworth Governor signs Hawkins bill requested by Leavenworth
OLYMPIA… In a morning meeting this past fall at Leavenworth City Hall, Sen. Brad Hawkins listened as city officials spoke of how a boundary change for Washington’s apple maggot quarantine area had limited their disposal options for brush and yard waste. In a morning ceremony today at the state Capitol,...
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New budget backs work to lower Squilchuck wildfire risk New budget backs work to lower Squilchuck wildfire risk
OLYMPIA…A $100,000 appropriation secured by Sen. Brad Hawkins in the updated state budget will advance efforts to reduce wildfire risk in the Upper Squilchuck Valley. The state Parks and Recreation Commission will use the money at Squilchuck State Park to reduce the amount of potential wildfire fuel in 20 acres...
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