Rep. Dave Hayes' News & Media


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...

Feb. 27, 2017

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.

Feb. 22, 2017

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.

Feb. 16, 2017

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.

Feb. 14, 2017

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

Feb. 2, 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

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

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, talks with KBRC/KAPS News Director Jeff Rex about his opposition to legislation that would make it easier to prosecute police officers who use deadly force in...

Jan. 20, 2017

Sylvanus Dennis, a student at Olympia High School, is serving as a page this week in the Washington State House of Representatives. He was sponsored by Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island.

Jan. 18, 2017

Rep. Dave Hayes has introduced a measure that would create the "Gina Bull Memorial Page Scholarship Fund," a scholarship program in memory of a late longtime legislative staffer, that would provide...

Jan. 17, 2017