State Government, Veterans Affairs & Elections

January 18, 2024

Audio | Sen. MacEwen calls on committee chair to hear I-2117

An initiative that would repeal the state cap-and-trade program is now in the hands of the state Legislature and a Senator is calling on lawmakers to act. Tracy Ellis reports. #waleg   LISTEN HERE
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January 15, 2024

SRC On Air: Sen. Drew MacEwen on KMAS Radio in Shelton

SRC On Air: Sen. Drew MacEwen talks with KMAS host Jeff Slakey about rising energy prices from cap-and-trade, his bill to increase penalties for blocking highways, and more. #waleg Listen here. 
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January 12, 2024

TVW’s Inside Olympia featuring Sen. Drew MacEwen

Inside Olympia with Sen. Drew MacEwen, the ranking Republican on the Environment, Energy, & Technology Committee, and the Democrat chair of the committee on cap-and-trade, artificial intelligence, energy infrastructure, and more. #waleg Watch the TVW video here.
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May 11, 2022

2022 Legislative Report from 35th District Rep. Drew MacEwen

In this four-page mailer, Rep. Drew MacEwen provides a recap of the 2022 legislative session and shares some wins for the 35th District in the supplemental capital and transportation budgets passed by the Legislature.
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March 18, 2022

While the 2022 legislative session was largely disappointing, there were some key wins for our district

The 2022 legislative session came to a close last Thursday. As with every session, good and bad bills advanced to the governor’s desk, but the biggest story of all may have been what the Legislature didn’t do. Despite having a $15 billion budget surplus to work with, the majority opted...
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March 17, 2022

35th District lawmakers release statements on 2022 supplemental capital and transportation budgets

The $1.5 billion 2022 supplemental capital budget approved by the Legislature this session is set to make further investments in housing, infrastructure, mental health facilities, broadband, and school seismic safety. In addition to the more than $25 million in local project funding 35th District Reps. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, and Dan...
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March 07, 2022

Rep. Drew MacEwen on why House Democrats stopped debate on SB 5909 (emergency powers)

During today’s media availability, Rep. Drew MacEwen was asked why House Democrats stopped debate on Senate Bill 5909 (emergency powers) after 20 minutes on Friday. “Apparently they didn’t really want to have a debate about it,” MacEwen says.
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March 03, 2022

Highlights from the 2022 supplemental operating budget debate; I’ve introduced a bill that would require Washington to divest from Russia

This year’s 60-day legislative session will be coming to a close one week from today. While we’ve done some good things this session, it also feels like we’ve missed some big opportunities. For example, despite our state’s $14+ billion budget surplus, the supplemental operating budget we passed on Saturday doesn’t...
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March 02, 2022

Stokesbary, MacEwen introduce bill that would require all state agencies to divest public funds from Russia

House Republican Reps. Drew Stokesbary and Drew MacEwen have introduced a bill that would require all state agencies in Washington to cancel their outstanding contracts with Russian companies, and require the State Investment Board to divest from its pension and other investments in Russian companies. “At a time when much...
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