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Senate unanimously approves Hawkins’ utility wildfire bill
Senate unanimously approves Hawkins’ utility wildfire bill
Legislation introduced by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins to implement recommendations by the Electric Utilities Wildland Fire Prevention Task Force on ways to prevent wildfires was approved today 46-0 by the Senate. Senate Bill 5158 would direct state Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz to work with the Utility Wildland...
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Senate budget committee passes Hawkins-Wellman education bill
Senate budget committee passes Hawkins-Wellman education bill
A bill prime-sponsored by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins aimed at learning recovery due to impacts of the COVID pandemic, including a pilot project to help districts voluntarily reform their school calendars, was approved today by the Senate Ways and Means Committee. As amended and passed by the committee, Hawkins’...
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Republican education leader urges school districts to consider swapping this year’s spring and summer breaks due to COVID
Republican education leader urges school districts to consider swapping this year’s spring and summer breaks due to COVID
It has been a difficult year for students, parents, and school officials. With a limited percentage of Washington school districts offering in-person instruction and very few districts, if any, back to their usual operations, 12th District state Sen. Brad Hawkins is urging districts to think differently about how to maximize...
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Ways and Means Committee passes Hawkins’ bill to implement utility-wildfire group’s recommendations
Ways and Means Committee passes Hawkins’ bill to implement utility-wildfire group’s recommendations
Another hurdle has been cleared for legislation sponsored by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins to implement recommendations by the Electric Utilities Wildland Fire Prevention Task Force on ways to prevent wildfires. Senate Bill 5158 was approved late today by the Senate Ways and Means Committee. The proposal now goes to...
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