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An amendment to a proposed supplemental state operating budget to provide $30 million for additional school resource officers in Washington’s K-12 public schools will not be funded, Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, said disappointedly...

Feb. 26, 2018

It seems surreal to be writing a review of the legislative sessions in August, but that’s where we are after a regular session that began Jan. 9 and three special sessions...

Aug. 4, 2017

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, is on KSER with Ed Bremer. In light of the release of the revenue forecast, Rep Hayes capitalizes on funding education and why K-12 funding needs...

March 22, 2017

Tomorrow is halftime in the scheduled 105-day legislative session. However, unlike the halftime at a game which provides some rest, we are taking no breaks. Instead, the first committee cutoff dates...

Feb. 28, 2017

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, talks with KSER's Ed Bremer about K-12 education funding, the levy cliff, and his proposal to expand the distracted driving law.

Jan. 24, 2017

Oak Harbor JROTC students came to testify in the House Education Committee against a bill they say would have crippled the JRTOC program.

Feb. 7, 2016