Hawkins receives nearly 6,500 responses to his COVID vaccine survey Sen. Brad Hawkins asked for North Central Washington’s feedback on Gov. Inslee’s recent COVID mandates and received thousands of responses over the past two weeks. In addition to the thousands of individual emails and calls into his office in recent days, Hawkins distributed a survey to over 50,000 residents and... Read More...
Hawkins’ fifth annual ‘listening tour’ to be held Sept. 14-15 Sen. Brad Hawkins will hold his fifth annual 12th District “listening tour” Sept. 14-15, offering a “virtual” approach for residents wishing to meet with him. “As the state senator for the 12th District, it is very helpful for me to hear directly from constituents, which is why I started conducting annual... Read More...
Hawkins excited about federal grant for local transportation projects State Sen. Brad Hawkins of the 12th Legislative District applauded today’s announcement that a federal grant has been approved for the Apple Capital Loop project in Wenatchee. The $92.4 million grant by the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) will be used to construct a network of projects on the 11-mile... Read More...
Governor signs Hawkins’ utility wildfire bill A proposal introduced by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins to implement recommendations of a key electric utilities wildfire group has been signed into law this week by Gov. Jay Inslee. The legislation, Senate Bill 5158, directs state Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz to work with the Utility Wildland Fire... Read More...
Governor signs Hawkins bill promoting hydrogen vehicles Sen. Brad Hawkins’ bill to promote hydrogen-powered vehicles is now a state law. Gov. Jay Inslee today signed Senate Bill 5000, which establishes an eight-year statewide pilot project for the reduction of sales tax on purchases of fuel-cell electric vehicles. The Senate passed the bill 49-0 in March and the... Read More...
Legislature approves Hawkins bill promoting hydrogen vehicles Sen. Brad Hawkins’ bill to promote hydrogen-powered vehicles has been approved by the Legislature. The House of Representatives today voted 93-4 to approve Senate Bill 5000, which would establish an eight-year statewide pilot project for the reduction of sales tax on purchases of fuel-cell electric vehicles. The Senate last month... Read More...