Rep. Dave Hayes' News & Media


A bill that would allow officials to take action when transient accommodations are contaminated by hazardous chemicals gained unanimous approval Wednesday in the state House of Representatives. House Bill 1757 would add...

A bill that seeks to improve mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect, including sex crimes against children, cleared the House Tuesday, 98-0. Rep. Dave Hayes, prime-sponsor of House Bill 1931,...

Legislation is moving in Olympia that would make it easier for veterans transitioning from military service to civilian status to secure employment. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.

A measure to help veterans become eligible for hiring benefits immediately upon honorable discharge from the military gained unanimous approval Monday in the state House of Representatives. House Bill 1369, introduced...

The state House paused in its work Wednesday to pay tribute to a former House page director – the late Gina Grant Bull. John Sattgast reports from Olympia.

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, who also serves as a law enforcement officer, discusses why he does not support legislation to make it easier to prosecute police who use deadly force.

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, discusses proposed legislation related to public safety, including issues ranging from penalties for distracted drivers to the use of deadly force by police officers.

Rep. Dave Hayes talks about the two proposals from House Democrats and Senate Republicans to fund education.

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.

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.