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April 10, 2024

Hawkins receives Community Impact Award for Public Life and Leadership

News article: Balancing Act: Brad Hawkins on navigating politics, public service and personal life | The Wenatchee World, Jan. 27 Community Impact Awards Ceremony The Community Impact Awards, hosted by The Wenatchee World, “honored those who make our communities better with their work, leadership, courage and contributions.” The Community Impact...
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April 09, 2024

Hawkins recognized by City of Leavenworth for affordable housing efforts

The City of Leavenworth recognized State Senator Brad Hawkins on April 9 for his continued work to address affordable housing challenges in its community. Hawkins has partnered with the city and community organizations in recent years to help address the city’s unique challenges related to affordable housing, particularly workforce housing....
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April 04, 2024

Hawkins prepares legislation to address Tolt Dam false alarms

OLYMPIA… Senator Brad Hawkins of the 12th Legislative District (R-Wenatchee), who represents the City of Carnation, has prepared legislation related to Tolt Dam false alarms and financial penalties. Hawkins has circulated the bill’s language with city officials and community members. Carnation residents have suffered multiple faulty alarm incidents associated with...
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March 12, 2024

Sen. Brad Hawkins on The Agenda on KPQ Radio and KOZI Radio in Chelan

Sen. Brad Hawkins appeared on KPQ Radio and KOZI Radio to discuss the state budgets, his ‘Walking Start to Running Start’ bill, the six initiatives to the Legislature, and more. KPQ INTERVIEW KOZI INTERVIEW  
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March 08, 2024

AUDIO: Sen. Hawkins upbeat as 2024 Legislative Session wraps up

A Wenatchee-area legislator is upbeat about this year’s Washington State Legislative Session. Tracy Ellis tells us the session wrapped up Thursday. LISTEN HERE
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March 07, 2024

Sen. Brad Hawkins on KPQ Radio in Wenatchee

Sen. Brad Hawkins on KPQ Radio talking about the state budgets, the initiatives to the Legislature, his “Walking Start to Running Start” bill, and more. LISTEN HERE
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March 05, 2024

Sen. Brad Hawkins on KOZI Radio in Chelan

Sen. Brad Hawkins on KOZI Radio talking about the legislative process, initiatives to the Legislature, state budgets, his “Walking Start to Running Start” bill and more. #waleg LISTEN HERE
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March 01, 2024

Cecil serves as Washington State Senate Page

Senator Hawkins and Alaina Cecil OLYMPIA… Alaina Cecil, a homeschooled 10th grader, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Cecil was one of 32 students who served as a Senate page for the fourth week of the 2024 Legislative session....
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March 01, 2024

AUDIO | Hawkins’ “Walking Start to Running Start” bill approved by Legislature

An expansion of the popular Running Start program for high school students gets legislative approval. Tracy Ellis tells us students who’ve completed their sophomore year may soon be able to take advantage of the program. #waleg LISTEN HERE
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