Sen. Brad Hawkins
Senate passes Hawkins’ bill to create ‘community forest’ pilot project A bill prime-sponsored by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins that would help keep Nason Ridge near Lake Wenatchee accessible to the public was passed today by the Senate 41-5. Hawkins’ proposal, Second Substitute Senate Bill 5873, would establish a community forest pilot project established by the state Recreation and Conservation Funding... Read More...
2017 listening tour meeting.
Hawkins to hold second annual ‘listening tour’ in mid-September Sen. Brad Hawkins has announced the times and locations for his 12th District “listening tour” in mid-September. Similar to his listening tour last fall, Hawkins will visit all four counties in the legislative district with his legislative staff. His tour this year will include some of the same stops as last... Read More...
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... Read More...
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... Read More...
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,... Read More...