The 2022 legislative session is underway; House Republicans are focused on the issues you care about
The 2022 legislative session is now underway. While I had hoped the Capitol would be open to the public this session, we are once again operating in a remote environment. This is far from ideal, but I will make every effort to be as accessible to you as possible. Please...
House Republican priorities for the 2022 legislative session
Throughout the year, you’ve heard me talk a lot about the need for emergency powers reform. That’s been a top priority for me, and for our entire caucus, ever since Governor Inslee declared a state of emergency 640 days ago in response to the pandemic. Our concern has always centered...
Washington House Republicans release 2021-23 operating budget framework
Details: Real Opportunities for All Washingtonians | Funding Priorities 2021-23 Biennial Operating Budget Proposal | Presentation House 2021-23 Biennium Operating Budget Proposals | Fiscal.wa.gov Washington House Republicans released their 2021-23 operating budget framework at a news conference today. Ranking member on the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, says it...
MacEwen bill to provide financial relief for Washington’s non-high school districts signed into law
Governor Jay Inslee has signed a bill sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen that will provide financial relief for non-high school districts in Washington state. House Bill 2040 will change the calculation of how much non-high school districts are required to reimburse neighboring high school districts for educating their students. In...
Rep. MacEwen discusses sex ed, the budget and the coronavirus on IFiberOne
Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, talks to IFiberOneNewsRadio’s Jeff Slakey about the Democratic majority’s comprehensive sex education mandate, the budget, and the legislative response to the coronavirus.
House unanimously approves education reform bill sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen
With a 98-0 vote Tuesday, the Washington State House reaffirmed its support for House Bill 2040, an education reform measure sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union. The House approved the bill 97-0 last year. House Bill 2040 seeks to provide financial relief to non-high school districts by changing the calculation...
Rep. MacEwen joins IFiberOne NewsRadio to discuss school funding and utility transparency
Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, joins IFiberOne NewsRadio’s Jeff Slakey to discuss his bill regarding funding for non-high school districts. Additionally, the 35th District lawmaker explains a colleague’s bill that would increase transparency through utility tax disclosures.
Rep. MacEwen joins KVI’s Kirby Wilbur to discuss the 2020 legislative session
Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, joins KVI’s Kirby Wilbur to discuss a couple of bills passed by House Democrats this session that would hit Washington families and businesses hard. The 35th District lawmaker also provides an update on the status of legislation regarding $30 car tabs, comprehensive K-12 sex education, and...
House approves MacEwen bill to provide greater access to career and technical education
For the second time in as many years, the Washington State House of Representatives has approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen to provide greater access to career and technical education (CTE). Under House Bill 1304, approved with a 95-1 vote Wednesday, the Vocational Alternative Learning Experience Pilot Program...