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Starting January 1, some middle school kids could be rolling up in the carpool line and hopping out of their booster seats. That’s after Gov. Jay Inslee signed stricter car seat regulations into law, meaning children shorter than 4 feet 9 inches must sit in a booster seat. Children under 13 years old must sit…

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North Central Washington’s State Senator Brad Hawkins launched his third annual listening tour yesterday. Similar to his first two listening tours, Hawkins says he’s visiting all four counties in the 12th legislative district with his staff. This year’s tour includes meeting with residents and officials in Leavenworth, Cashmere, Wenatchee, Rock Island, Quincy, Mansfield, Pateros, Twisp,…

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12th District Senator Brad Hawkins joins Dan Langager every Tuesday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2019 legislative session in Olympia. Today Hawkins talks about the start of the session yesterday and swearing in new members. With Gov. Jay Inslee giving his State Of The State address today, Hawkins said he’ll be listening for Inslee’s…

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Health care, mental health, transportation and affordable housing – just some of the issues that lawmakers will be facing during the 2019 legislative session, as Marcus Bellissimo reports. The 105-day session begins today. For the first time in years, lawmakers are set to write a new two-year budget without a primary focus of satisfying a…

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Health care is an issue for all Washingtonians. A new plan to be introduced at the start of the legislative session seeks coverage for all. KOHO’s Marcus Bellissimo reports Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a public health insurance option for state residents as a step toward universal health coverage. In an announcement Tuesday, Inslee said…

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