Hawkins Congratulates Local NCAA Star on Senate Floor Hawkins Congratulates Local NCAA Star on Senate Floor
As college sports fans frustratingly watch their brackets, state Sen. Brad Hawkins took a moment of personal privilege (an official parliamentary procedure) on the Senate Floor to recognize a local tie to the ongoing March Madness. Hailey Van Lith from Cashmere returns to Washington tonight for the Sweet 16 playoffs...Read More
Local stakeholders urge passage of Regional Sports Complex bill Local stakeholders urge passage of Regional Sports Complex bill
Numerous local governments and organizations have sent a letter to House Local Government Committee members urging passage of Senate Bill 5001 sponsored by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins. Senate Bill 5001, which passed the Senate unanimously on March 1st after successfully advancing through three Senate committees is now scheduled for...Read More
Wenatchee High School student sings National Anthem to open State Senate Wenatchee High School student sings National Anthem to open State Senate
Wenatchee High School student, Violet Madson, sang the National Anthem Wednesday, March 8, to open the State Senate on a key day of voting. Madson, a senior and soprano, is the winner of the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra’s Young Musician Competition. She was invited by Sen. Brad Hawkins who coordinated...Read More
Hawkins issues statement on passage of Senate’s drug possession bill Hawkins issues statement on passage of Senate’s drug possession bill
The Washington State Senate today approved Senate Bill 5536 sponsored by Sen. June Robinson, D-Everett. It represents the first major step this legislative session to address a temporary drug possession law that sunsets this July. In 2021, the State Supreme Court’s Blake Decision struck down Washington’s felony drug possession statute as...Read More
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