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A measure sponsored by Rep. Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee, that would lead to the creation of a model policy to help school districts restore their facilities following natural disasters passed the...

Jan. 27, 2016

After the devastating Carlton Complex Fire that deeply affected the communities and economy of the Methow Valley, our Legislature is taking action to respond to our natural disaster, including providing funding...

Feb. 27, 2015

A bill to help schools restore infrastructure in the aftermath of natural disasters was approved by the House of Representatives today by a vote of 96-0.

Feb. 9, 2015

Carlton Complex fire economic recovery proposal receives public hearing; House approves $1.2 million for recovery A proposal to provide funding for economic recovery in Okanogan County after the devastating Carlton Complex...

Jan. 29, 2015

Pateros Superintendent Lois Davies traveled to Olympia to testify on House Bill 1003 to help schools recover after natural disasters, sponsored by Rep. Brad Hawkins.

Jan. 15, 2015