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Wenatchee resident named recipient of state arts advocacy award Wenatchee resident named recipient of state arts advocacy award
Matt Cadman, the former executive director of the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee, has been chosen by Gov. Jay Inslee to receive a Governor’s Arts Award for arts advocacy this year.  12th District State Sen. Brad Hawkins nominated Cadman for the award in May. Cadman recently retired as Numerica’s...
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Hawkins’ third annual ‘listening tour’ to take place in early September
Hawkins’ third annual ‘listening tour’ to take place in early September
OLYMPIA…Sen. Brad Hawkins has announced the times and locations for his third annual 12th District “listening tour” in early September. Similar to his first two listening tours, Hawkins will visit all four counties in the legislative district with his legislative staff. This year’s tour builds on previous tours, returning to Leavenworth,...
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Legislature approves capital budget providing $4 million for Wenatchi Landing sewer project
Legislature approves capital budget providing $4 million for Wenatchi Landing sewer project
The new two-year state capital budget passed by the Legislature on Sunday includes a $4 million appropriation for the Wenatchi Landing sewer extension project. “I’m thrilled that the capital budget provides full funding for Wenatchi Landing,” said Hawkins. “This is a huge opportunity for our valley, and I’ve never thought...
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Senate committee approves Hawkins bill providing tax parity for hydropower
Senate committee approves Hawkins bill providing tax parity for hydropower
A recently introduced bill by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins that seeks to put hydroelectric power on equal tax footing with other renewable energy sources has cleared a key legislative hurdle. The Senate Ways and Means Committee yesterday approved Senate Bill 6012. The proposal would add hydropower as a qualifying...
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