Rep. Dave Hayes' News & Media


The statistics are alarming, but real. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates prescription opioid misuse costs the United States $78.5 billion a year. Here in Washington state, the...

May 11, 2018

Dreysan R. Shubert, a student at Clarkston High School, served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives during the 2018 legislative session. He was sponsored by Rep. Dave...

March 19, 2018

Shelby L. Harris, a 14-year-old student at Pioneer Middle School in DuPont, recently served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. She was sponsored by Rep. Dave Hayes,...

March 16, 2018

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, discusses the highlights of the 2018 session, including no major tax increases, and funding for an opioid diversion center in Snohomish County.

March 8, 2018

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

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, talks about new revenue coming to the state, his opposition to new taxes, and the status of his bill to address the opioid drug crisis.

Feb. 22, 2018

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, discusses five of his six prime-sponsored bills that survived the Legislature's first major cutoffs.

Feb. 9, 2018

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, talks about his bill that would help battle the opioid crisis found throughout the state of Washington. He also touches on his bill regarding the mandatory...

Feb. 6, 2018

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, discusses Hirst fix, capital budget and his legislation to fight opioid addiction in Snohomish County.

Jan. 30, 2018

Two Liberty Lake brothers are serving together this week as pages in the Washington State House of Representatives. Zane Bresko, 14, is a student at Evergreen Middle School in Spokane Valley. His...

Jan. 24, 2018