01-30-15: KPQ Legislative Hotline looks at supplemental operating budget (audio)
KPQ News Director Steve Hair talks with Rep. Brad Hawkins, Sen. Linda Evans Parlette and Rep. Cary Condotta about current legislative issues, including passage of a new supplemental operating budget which includes money for the Carlton Complex Fire recovery, and legislation to extend tax preferences to the Alcoa Wenatchee Works...
Update from Rep. Hawkins’: Jan. 29, 2015
Dear Friends and Neighbors, The House Education Committee heard my proposal to provide a model policy for schools following a natural disaster that affects infrastructure. Pateros Superintendent Lois Davies and Jon Wyss, chair of the Carlton Complex Fire Long Term Recovery Group, traveled to Olympia to testify. You can read...
OPINION by Rep. Brad Hawkins: 2015 session is underway – I’m here to serve you
2015 session is underway – I’m here to serve you By Rep. Brad Hawkins This year’s legislative session in Olympia has just begun. In an odd-numbered year like 2015, the state constitution provides 105 days for the Legislature to develop a two-year operating budget. Education funding will be the paramount...
01-23-15: 12th District lawmakers give update on KOHO Radio of second week in 2015 session (audio)
Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, Rep. Cary Condotta and Rep. Brad Hawkins talk with KOHO Radio's Clint Strand about the second week of the 2015 legislative session, including introduction of bills, public hearings on legislation, bipartisan cooperation and constituent visits.
01-23-15: 12th District lawmakers provide legislative update on KOZI Radio, Chelan (audio)
12th District lawmakers Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, Rep. Cary Condotta and Rep. Brad Hawkins talk with KOZI's Ken Johannessen about the second week of the 2015 legislative session, including new legislation to regulate red light cameras, a measure to provide additional relief from the Carlton Complex Fire, and medical marijuana...
01-23-15: KPQ Legislative Hotline with 12th District legislators (audio)
KPQ's Steve Hair talks with Rep. Cary Condotta, Rep. Brad Hawkins and Sen. Linda Evans Parlette on several legislative issues, including legalized marijuana legislation, a new local government caucus, constituent visits to Olympia, Carlton Complex Fire recovery funds, preserving the Stehekin School District, and a surcharge on concert tickets to...
Hawkins’ legislation seeks to help schools recover after wildfires (audio)
RADIO BROADCAST FEED TRANSCRIPTJan. 15, 2015 CONTACT: John Sattgast, Broadcast Coordinator – (360) 786-7257 / Studio – (360) 786-5046 Hawkins’ legislation seeks to help schools recover after wildfires Legislator: Rep. Brad Hawkins; Dr. Lois Davies, Pateros School District superintendent Date Recorded: 01-15-5 Run Time: 2:00 minutes SUGGESTED LEAD: Legislation is...
01-16-15: 12th District lawmakers talk with KOZI Radio about first week of 2015 session (audio)
Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, Rep. Cary Condotta and Rep. Brad Hawkins talk with KOZI Radio's Ken Johannessen about the first week of the 2015 session, including a new requirement in the Senate for a two-thirds majority vote on new taxes, and legislation to help school infrastructure recovery in cases of...
01-16-15: 12th District lawmakers discuss first week of session on KOHO Radio (audio)
KOHO Radio's Dan Longager asks about the first week of session, including initial impressions and priorities of the 2015 session during an interview with 12th District lawmakers - Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, Rep. Cary Condotta and Rep. Brad Hawkins.