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Committee passes Hawkins bill to promote hydrogen-powered vehicles
Committee passes Hawkins bill to promote hydrogen-powered vehicles
Sen. Brad Hawkins’ proposal to promote hydrogen-powered vehicles, the first Senate bill of the 2021 legislative session, is now also among the first measures to be approved by a Senate committee. The Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee on Thursday approved Senate Bill 5000, which would establish an eight-year statewide...
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Hawkins pleased about Inslee’s decision on school employee vaccine access
Hawkins pleased about Inslee’s decision on school employee vaccine access
Gov. Jay Inslee’s move yesterday to make all of the state’s public-school employees eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of their age, is good news, says Sen. Brad Hawkins, ranking Republican on the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee. The governor’s action came Monday, one week after Hawkins and...
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Hawkins partners with Chelan PUD and Department of Natural Resources to implement key task force’s recommendations
Hawkins partners with Chelan PUD and Department of Natural Resources to implement key task force’s recommendations
Two years ago, the Legislature created the Electric Utilities Wildland Fire Prevention Task Force that focused on ways to prevent wildfires. This critical work included an effort to begin drafting model agreements to remove dangerous trees, developing communications protocols, and considering investigation recommendations. Now that the task force recently released...
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Hawkins calls for statewide “School Employee Vaccination Day”
Hawkins calls for statewide “School Employee Vaccination Day”
Following his Jan. 11 letter with legislative education committee leaders to the governor and state Department of Health urging greater access to the COVID-19 vaccine for school employees, 12th District state Sen. Brad Hawkins is now calling for a statewide “School Employee Vaccination Day.” With the federal government’s recent decision...
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