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  • WATCH: Rep. Drew Hansen on the New Hope Act | January 23, 2018

    Rep. Drew Hansen, D-Bainbridge Island, is the sponsor of the New Hope Act (House Bill 2890), which would provide rehabilitated, formerly incarcerated individuals a chance to rebuild their lives after… READ MORE

  • Rep. Hansen offers DACA students hope | September 5, 2017

    STATEMENT BY STATE REPRESENTATIVE DREW HANSEN, CHAIR OF WASHINGTON HOUSE HIGHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE, ON DACA STUDENTS: “My bill (HB 1488) will protect DACA students from losing College Bound state financial… READ MORE

  • Protecting your privacy! | April 21, 2017

    We passed a bill of mine with overwhelming bipartisan support to protect your internet privacy. Background: a few weeks ago, Congress blocked FCC rules that would have prevented Internet Service Providers… READ MORE

  • New College Advising Coming to Bremerton | March 29, 2016

    OLYMPIA – Chair of the House Higher Education Committee Rep. Drew Hansen (D-Bainbridge Island) secured funding for new college counselors and advisors for Bremerton High School and its feeder middle… READ MORE

  • Media Advisory | November 23, 2015

    Who: State Rep. Drew Hansen, D-Bainbridge Island (23rd Legislative District) What: Allies in Higher Education When: 5 – 6 PM, Monday, Nov. 23rd, 2015 Where: Olympic College Main Building –… READ MORE

  • Preparing students for high-tech jobs | March 5, 2015

    OLYMPIA – Today a bill to expand computer science education in Washington passed out of the House of Representatives with an overwhelming majority vote. The bipartisan measure sponsored by Reps…. READ MORE

  • 23rd District Town Halls — Sat., March 15 | March 14, 2014

    Who: State Sen. Christine Rolfes and state Reps. Sherry Appleton and Drew Hansen (23rd Legislative District) What: Town hall meetings When/Where: Saturday, March 15 10 – 11:30 a.m. Bremerton Senior… READ MORE

  • House approves Hansen marine jobs bill | February 18, 2014

    Moving to head off a continuing threat to jobs in the marine and recreational industries, the House Monday approved a measure to speed removal of sinking and abandoned ships and… READ MORE

  • Education, families bills pass the House floor | February 12, 2014

    The House approved an array of legislation strengthening education, protecting families and helping veterans on Tuesday. Click here for the full list of bills from Tuesday’s floor action. Supporting tuition… READ MORE

  • Hansen job bills advance in House | February 26, 2013

    A half-dozen measures likely to brighten the state’s employment picture have cleared their first big hurdle to legislative approval with the active support of their sponsor, Rep. Drew Hansen, D-Bainbridge… READ MORE

  • Ferries get boost in transportation budget | March 11, 2012

    Democratic legislators succeed in efforts on new boat, Colman Dock, Kingston OLYMPIA – The transportation budget approved late Thursday night by the Legislature buoys prospects for maintaining ferry service between… READ MORE