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This past week has been filled with both disappointment and optimism. Tuesday marked the end of the 30-day special session with no agreed-upon state budget. This is disappointing given state lawmakers'...

June 13, 2013

I wanted to let you know that I have opened my district office in Wenatchee. I'm so excited to have an office in the 12th District. It's important to me to...

June 6, 2013

Rep. Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee, announced he has opened a district office in Wenatchee.

June 6, 2013

Hello from Olympia! Special session continues We are now on day 17 of the 30-day special session without an agreement on the operating and capital budgets. Negotiations continue with budget and...

May 30, 2013

Special Session Update As you may know after adjournment of the 2013 regular legislative session, the legislature was called back into special session beginning on May 13. Since the start of...

May 23, 2013

On April 28, the last day of the regularly scheduled 2013 legislative session, Governor Inslee announced there would be a special session called to order on Monday, May 13. The reason...

May 2, 2013

Hello, and welcome to the last week of the regularly scheduled 2013 legislative session. This week most of the action has been behind the scenes as House and Senate budget writers...

April 25, 2013

Hello from Olympia, and welcome to the 14th week of the 2013 legislative process. Apple Blossom Royalty comes to Olympia! Last Friday, the 2013 Apple Blossom Royal Court came to visit...

April 19, 2013

Today, Reps. Cary Condotta and Brad Hawkins welcomed the 2013 Apple Blossom Royal Court to the Capitol. The visit has become a tradition for the royalty and serves as an opportunity...

April 13, 2013

Tomorrow, the 2013 Apple Blossom Royal Court will come to Olympia to visit with their 12th District senator and representatives as well as statewide elected officials. As part of their annual...

April 11, 2013