Legislature

Rep. Hawkins’ Update from Olympia: April 2, 2015 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Yesterday, I had the pleasure of hosting Emily Cieslak, a Wenatchee High School student and one of the editors of the school newspaper, The Apple Leaf. She’s also an intern with KOHO radio, and was recently named a 2015 Washington Scholar by the Washington State Student... Read More...
Rep. Hawkins’ Update from Olympia: March 26, 2015 Dear Friends and Neighbors, I had the pleasure of meeting the 2015 Apple Blossom Royalty Court at the Capitol last week. Queen Gabby Waterman and Princesses Anissa Sangster and Francesca Nevil are smart, well-spoken young women who have been representing the Wenatchee Valley well throughout the state. The royal court... Read More...
03-20-15: 12th District legislators provide update on KOHO Radio (audio) Sen. Linda Evans Parlette and Reps. Cary Condotta and Brad Hawkins talk with KOHO Radio's Clint Strand about issues in the Legislature, including: watching for release of a proposed operating budget, bills passed by the Senate, legislation that would further restrict cell phone use while driving, and a tourist union... Read More...
03-13-15: 12th District lawmakers give update on KOHO Radio (audio) Rep. Cary Condotta, Rep. Brad Hawkins and Sen. Linda Evans Parlette talk with KOHO Radio's Clint Strand about the process of passing and defeating bills as the 2015 Legislature approaches the halfway point of the scheduled 105-day session. Discussion also centers around a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage. Read More...