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Hawkins appointed to Washington State Arts Commission Hawkins appointed to Washington State Arts Commission
OLYMPIA… Sen. Brad Hawkins is the newest member of the Washington State Arts Commission. He was appointed yesterday by Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib at the request of Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler. Hawkins’ three-year term will begin with the commission’s first meeting of the new fiscal year, which will be...
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Legislature confirms $2 million for US 2/West Cashmere Bridge Legislature confirms $2 million for US 2/West Cashmere Bridge
Senate and House approve final budget, agree on bridge funding OLYMPIA…The 2017-19 transportation budget adopted by the Legislature includes $2 million toward replacement of the US 2/West Cashmere Bridge. “I am thrilled that the budget negotiators kept the Senate-proposed funding in the final transportation budget,” said Sen. Brad Hawkins, a...
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Signing of Hawkins’ bill supports move toward healthier forests Signing of Hawkins’ bill supports move toward healthier forests
OLYMPIA…Today Gov. Jay Inslee became the latest supporter of Sen. Brad Hawkins’ plan for improving the health of Washington’s forests as a way to reduce the risk of wildfires. Inslee signed Senate Bill 5546, which won unanimous approval from the Legislature. Hawkins’ bill grew out of community conversations that followed...
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Governor signs Hawkins’ timber, transportation bills Governor signs Hawkins’ timber, transportation bills
OLYMPIA…The first bill Sen. Brad Hawkins introduced as a state senator has also become his first Senate bill to receive Gov. Jay Inslee’s signature. Senate Bill 5270, which has to do with harvesting timber from state-owned lands, is one of two Hawkins bills endorsed today by the governor during a...
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