My thoughts as we near the midway point of session
Our state is facing a growing number of challenges, including: A homelessness crisis that has only gotten worse. A police officer recruitment and retention crisis. A bottom 10 ranking in housing affordability. Drug overdose deaths at an all-time high. Violent crime at a 25-year high. A child care affordability and accessibility crisis. Heartbreaking...
Rep. MacEwen joins Jeff Slakey on KMAS to discuss the Democrats’ long-term care program and payroll tax
Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, joins Jeff Slakey on KMAS to discuss the future of the Democrats’ long-term care program and payroll tax, as well as his legislation that would impose term limits on state elected officials. Wash. House Republicans · 01-21-22 – RADIO: Rep. MacEwen joins Jeff Slakey on KMAS...
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...
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...
Rep. MacEwen denounces Washington D.C. violence and looks ahead to remote session
Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, discusses the positives and negatives of this year’s mostly remote legislative session. He also speaks out against the recent violence at the U.S. Capitol, shares his opposition to tax increases proposed by House Democrats, and discusses how House Republicans hope to address COVID-19 this session. Wash....
Your responses to my 2020 legislative priorities survey
I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! I’m sending this email update out tonight because starting tomorrow, all legislators will be under election-year restrictions. That means I won’t be able to send you any more email updates until the start of the 2020 session on Jan. 13. However, I will...
Radio interview: MacEwen discusses the operating budget
Rep. Drew MacEwen joins iFiberOne NewsRadio to discuss factors that will influence the operating budget, including mental health funding, education, and tax increases. He also discusses his bill that would provide financial relief to K-8 school districts across Washington.
Radio interview: Rep. MacEwen discusses policy cutoff
Rep. Drew MacEwen joins iFiberOne NewsRadio to discuss this week’s policy cutoff deadline, as well as legislation relating to daylight savings time, the measles outbreak, the creation of a 51st state, and the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board.