Chamber Hosts State Legislative Session Preview

Status of McCleary and Hirst Rulings Discussed


WENATCHEE – All three 12th District State Legislators presented a preview of the upcoming 2018 legislative session at this morning’s Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce “Coffee and Commerce” event.

Senator Brad Hawkins commented on the changing political landscape in Olympia where the Democrats are now in control of both chambers.

House Representatives Cary Condotta and Mike Steele joined Senator, Brad Hawkins at the Wenatchee Convention Center to discuss some unresolved issues such as the Supreme Court’s Hirst and McCleary decisions. The Legislative session begins the second Monday in January.


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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.