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Hawkins says it’s time to rethink timeline of legislative sessions Hawkins says it’s time to rethink timeline of legislative sessions
Senator has ideas for more efficient, open lawmaking – and maybe less overtime EAST WENATCHEE… Coming off another legislative session that went into extra innings, Sen. Brad Hawkins wants to talk about modernizing the session schedule to help lawmakers make the most of their limited time to meet at the...
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Hawkins plans first annual ‘listening tour’ Hawkins plans first annual ‘listening tour’
EAST WENATCHEE…Sen. Brad Hawkins today announced he will visit several 12th District communities this fall to hear directly from constituents. The first of what Hawkins expects to become an annual “listening tour” is set for Thursday, Oct. 5 through the morning of Saturday, Oct. 7. “I greatly value being able...
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In the News: We can fix our forest health issues In the News: We can fix our forest health issues
Click on this link to read the Aug. 1, 2017 commentary from Wenatchee World publisher Rufus Woods.  
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In the News: Making a difference in fighting fire risk In the News: Making a difference in fighting fire risk
Click on this link for a July 31, 2017 editorial from the Wenatchee World.
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