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Hawkins’ transparency bill passes House

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OLYMPIA — Volunteering at Eastmont School District before joining the legislature, Rep. Brad Hawkins said he learned the importance of transparency.

The community lacked trust in the district after a financial crisis, he said. Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee, suggested posting information about board meetings online and sharing more information with the public.

“Over time, we were able to rebuild that trust with the community,” he said.

That experience in mind, Hawkins wrote a bill requiring public agencies to post meeting agendas…

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