Rep. Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee, says balance is needed to protect industry while at the same time protecting infrastructure. The lawmaker is continuing his efforts on behalf of community safety, and talked with KOHO about his legislation that would give local jurisdictions more freedom in enacting fireworks ordinances in times of drought and high fire danger. During the conversation, the legislator shared that the bill has received pushback from the fireworks industry, and as a result has been amended.
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