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The Legislature’s record 193-day session ended Thursday evening when the body failed to pass both a remedy to the recent rural water rights case known as the Hirst decision and the...

July 21, 2017

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, explains why he does not support recommendations to change the state’s statute on law enforcement officers’ legal use of deadly force.

Jan. 24, 2017

On May 3, Gov. Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5161 into law. The legislation will extend the eligibility for Gold Star license plates to include spouses and children of service members...

May 9, 2013

Hello from Olympia, we are currently in the 11th of a 15 week 2013 legislative session. Revenue forecast released On March 20, the quarterly state revenue forecast was released. This is...

March 29, 2013

Legislation to extend the eligibility of Gold Star License plates from parents of fallen soldiers to include spouses and children of military service members killed in action passed the state House...

March 15, 2013

Hello from Olympia, where we are in the ninth week of the 2013 legislative session. Town Halls I wanted to let you know about an opportunity for you to participate in...

March 15, 2013

Reps. Norma Smith and Dave Hayes are inviting citizens to participating in town halls held throughout the 10th District on Saturday, March 16. The town halls serve as a forum to...

March 10, 2013

Hello and greetings from Olympia! Click below to watch my video update: We are reaching an important point of the 2013 legislative session, the first cutoff. By Friday, February 22 all...

Feb. 20, 2013

Hello from Olympia, and welcome to my legislative update. Veteran Recognition Legislation Last week I had the opportunity to testify on my first pieces of sponsored legislation in a committee I...

Feb. 6, 2013

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, testified before the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday in support of two bills he has sponsored to recognize Washington’s military veterans. A Navy veteran, Hayes has...

Jan. 31, 2013