Tag Archives: transportation

Transportation for Washington

By tracyellis | Published on March 18, 2022

Majority Democrats in the state Legislature pushed through a transportation package during the session that raises some fees drivers must pay by as much as 400-percent. It also doesn’t include needed projects in several parts of the state outside of the Central Puget Sound region.

Senator Curtis King,  the ranking Republican on the Senate Transportation Committee, developed his own plan.


AUDIO: Statement from Republican transportation leaders on the agreement reached by the Legislature on the Move Ahead Washington transportation package

By tracyellis | Published on March 10, 2022

Republican transportation leaders say the legislative Democrats’ transportation package punishes drivers, but it didn’t have to.

Tracy Ellis reports.

AUDIO: Schoesler opposes transportation funding passed by Senate

By tracyellis | Published on February 27, 2022

A state Senator says a trio of transportation bills passed in the Senate fails to benefit the entire state but relies on tax and fee increases that will impact people throughout Washington.

Tracy Ellis explains.

SRC On Air: Sen. Brad Hawkins talks with 12th District radio stations KOHO in Wenatchee and KOZI in Chelan

By tracyellis | Published on February 22, 2022

Sen. Brad Hawkins talks about state budget and transportation proposals.

KOHO 101 Morning Show

KOZI Morning News

SRC On Air: Sen. Brad Hawkins on The Agenda on KPQ Radio

By tracyellis | Published on February 21, 2022

Sen. Brad Hawkins talks about the Senate Democrat’s supplemental budget proposal and transportation funding plan.

He also discusses his bills related to workforce housing, school district consolidation, and tow truck operator compensation.

And he touches on the governor’s emergency powers.