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Haigh reform would help timber communities and schools

January 28, 2014

Rep. Kathy Haigh

Haigh reform would help timber communities and schools

Legislation by Rep. Kathy Haigh (D-Shelton) would stop penalizing public schools in timber communities when it comes to basic education funding. “This is a common-sense reform that reflects our common values,” said Haigh, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education. “It’s supported by Democrats and Republicans who agree that it’s wrong to let a quirk in the law punish students in timber towns.” The quirk comes from the fact that the state’s forests were picked by the state’s founders … Continue reading

Rep. Haigh hosting telephone town hall meeting

January 27, 2014

Rep. Kathy Haigh

Who: Representative Kathy Haigh (D-Shelton) What: Telephone town hall When: 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Thursday, January 30 Residents of the 35th Legislative District should receive a call at about 6:15 PM on January 30. To participate, simply pick up the phone and follow the prompts. Rep. Haigh will deliver short opening remarks and will then open up for questions. If for some reason you don’t receive a call, you can call into 1-877-229-8493 and enter 19530 to participate.

Rep. Haigh hosting March 26 telephone town hall

March 21, 2013

Rep. Kathy Haigh

State Representative Kathy Haigh is hosting a one-hour town hall-style conversation with her 35th Legislative District constituents on March 26th.  The call begins at 6:00 p.m., and will go out to households across the district. Participants who choose to stay on the line can simply listen to the discussion, or participate by asking a question.  To ask Rep. Haigh a question, participants press *3 on their phone keypads. The topic of the town hall is the 2013 legislative session currently … Continue reading

House approves package of Haigh bills

March 8, 2013

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House approves package of Haigh bills

As a critical deadline approaches, the House of Representatives has approved a number of measures introduced by Rep. Kathy Haigh (D-Shelton). Covering issues ranging from high school dropouts to local cemeteries – the bills target growing problems not only in the 35th Legislative District, but across the state. On Friday, the House took action on Rep. Haigh’s landmark dropout prevention bill. The legislation would provide families, schools and communities with the tools they need to increase the number of on-time … Continue reading

Haigh dropout prevention bill receives support in House hearing

February 12, 2013

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Haigh dropout prevention bill receives support in House hearing

Members of the House Education Committee heard testimony from students, parents and educators alike in favor of Representative Kathy Haigh’s (D-Shelton) landmark dropout prevention legislation. “No school in Washington has been immune from the dropout epidemic,” said Rep. Haigh. “Rural or urban, east or west, small or large- every school in Washington has seen a student fall through the cracks.” Rep. Haigh pointed to data from her own district. Last school year Shelton Senior High School’s adjusted on-time graduation rate … Continue reading

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