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Hawkins encouraged by improved state revenue forecast
Hawkins encouraged by improved state revenue forecast
State Sen. Brad Hawkins is encouraged by the state’s updated revenue projection released today by the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. The council’s November revenue forecast estimates revenue for the upcoming state budget cycle. The outlook was adjusted up with an increase of $634 million for the current...
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Hawkins’ fourth annual ‘listening tour’ to be held virtually Dec. 10
Hawkins’ fourth annual ‘listening tour’ to be held virtually Dec. 10
Sen. Brad Hawkins will hold his fourth annual 12th District “listening tour” on Thursday, Dec. 10. It will be conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meetings with Hawkins during this year’s virtual tour will take place through Zoom video conferencing or traditional conference phone calls, each lasting up to 20...
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Legislature approves Hawkins’ bill creating Washington apple license plate
Legislature approves Hawkins’ bill creating Washington apple license plate
A bill sponsored by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins that would create a Washington apple license plate has received legislative approval. The House today voted 92-5 to approve Senate Bill 6032. It now goes to Gov. Jay Inslee for signing. “I am very excited that the bill made it all the...
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Hawkins’ hydropower tax incentive bill approved by key House committee
Hawkins’ hydropower tax incentive bill approved by key House committee
The House Finance Committee today has approved Senate Bill 6012, a hydropower tax incentive bill sponsored by Sen. Brad Hawkins that helps acknowledge hydropower’s important role in providing clean energy. Improved tax treatment for hydropower has been a key priority for Hawkins, the mid-Columbia PUDs that he represents, and many...
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