Rep. Drew MacEwen's Email Updates


Last Friday marked our first major deadline of the session — policy committee cutoff. This means non-fiscal bills that did not pass out of committee are now considered "dead" for the...

Feb. 23, 2017

In late December, Gov. Inslee released an $8.7 billion tax package to solve the final piece of the McCleary puzzle. Since then, it’s been a waiting game to see when a...

Feb. 3, 2017

The 2017 legislative session is under way, and things are off to a fast start with bills being introduced, committee meetings taking place, and budget discussions being held. I'm excited to...

Jan. 19, 2017

The holidays are upon us, which is a sign that a new legislative session is right around the corner. Since the 2016 session adjourned, I have been working in our district,...

Dec. 14, 2016

It has been about one month since the Legislature adjourned for 2016. I have enjoyed being back in our district and meeting with constituents and community leaders to discuss the issues...

April 25, 2016

The Legislature has finally adjourned for the year after 80 days and yet another special session. More than 30 offers were exchanged between House and Senate negotiators as they worked to...

March 30, 2016

For the seventh time since Jay Inslee became governor, the Legislature is in a special session. When we began the regular session in January, our mission was clear: pass a responsible...

March 11, 2016

I am hosting a telephone town hall on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. To participate, residents can call (360) 355-3025. If you have questions during the call...

Feb. 22, 2016

This week we passed the halfway point in the 60-day legislative session and have reached the cutoff date for bills to pass out of committee. This important deadline means we will...

Feb. 13, 2016

The third week of the legislative session is wrapping up and I wanted to share a few updates with you on the work happening in Olympia. We’re one-third of the way...

Jan. 29, 2016