Local Government, Land Use & Tribal Affairs

November 30, 2019

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...
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March 22, 2018

Rep. MacEwen’s end-of-session update: March 22, 2018

Three of my bills received overwhelming support in the House and Senate this year, and were recently signed into law by the governor.
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March 14, 2018

MacEwen bill authorizing counties to support local housing authorities signed into law

A bill sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen to affirm that counties have a legal right to provide support to local housing authorities was signed into law by the governor Tuesday.
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January 30, 2018

Rep. MacEwen’s Legislative Update: Jan. 30, 2018

Since my last update on Jan. 16, the Legislature was able to pass and send a Hirst water rights bill (Senate Bill 6091) and the 2017-19 capital budget to the governor's desk to be signed into law.
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January 17, 2018

Rep. Drew MacEwen argues for statewide consistency with water restrictions on KMAS

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, says the state should implement water supply regulations that are consistent for both urban and rural areas of the state in his appearance on “Daybreak with Jeff Slakey” on iFiberone Newsradio KMAS. MacEwen also describes the proposed statewide sugar tax as an example of government going...
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March 15, 2017

Rep. Drew MacEwen discusses legislation on KMAS to create a new children and family agency

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, discusses a legislation that would create a new agency that would help children and families. MacEwen also talks about his time meeting and greeting constituents and gives  insight on the budget negotiations.
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March 06, 2017

Sewage spill reveals double standard in environmental priorities

If hundreds of millions of gallons of untreated stormwater and raw sewage flows into Puget Sound, but politicians and environmental groups don’t make a peep, did it really happen? That’s what we’re left to wonder after the catastrophic failure at King County’s West Point Treatment Plant last month. Due to...
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