Legislature

02-27-15: 12th District lawmakers talk current issues on KPQ Radio (audio) On the KPQ Legislative Hotline with Steve Hair, 12th District Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, Rep. Cary Condotta and Rep. Brad Hawkins talk about their frustrations with the Washington Health Exchange, which has double-charged customers. They also discuss some 90 bills awaiting hearings in the House Appropriations Committee, impending deadlines for... Read More...
Rep. Hawkins’ Update from Olympia: Feb. 26, 2015 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Sometimes legislators struggle with the intricacies of what a bill would do, the consequences of the bill, and whether the pros outweigh the cons. Not every bill and every vote is a clear-cut “yes” or “no” for any legislator. I’ve recently come across such a bill. House... Read More...
02-20-15: 12th District lawmakers talk issues on KOHO Radio (audio) Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, Rep. Cary Condotta and Rep. Brad Hawkins talk with KOHO Radio's Clint Strand about several issues in the 2015 legislative session, including: a transportation revenue package and highway funding for North Central Washington; mandatory vaccinations versus personal choice; and how lawmakers may have to handle an... Read More...
02-13-15: 12th District legislative update on KOZI Radio (audio) KOZI Radio host Jay Witherbee talks with Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, Rep. Cary Condotta and Rep. Brad Hawkins about issues during the fifth week of the 2015 legislative session, including relief funding for Carlton Complex Fire victims, transportation funding, and deadlines for legislation. Read More...