Rep. Drew MacEwen's Email Updates


After a week of uncertainty, Legislators were called back this afternoon to Olympia to finally finish the 2015 session. As we prepare to adjourn for the year, I would like to...

July 8, 2015

With the second special session of 2015 underway, negotiators in the House and Senate continue to work on a final budget for the 2015-17 biennium. Both budget proposals on the table...

June 3, 2015

Last week, we were presented with two visions for Washington’s future. On one hand we saw a vision that is built on new and increased taxes. On the other, a vision...

April 10, 2015

The House Democrats released their 2015-17 operating budget proposal late Friday morning, and will hold a public hearing on it in the House Appropriations Committee Monday afternoon.

March 27, 2015

It’s hard to believe we have just a few weeks left in the 2015 regular session. House committees are busy hearing Senate bills and Senate committees are hearing House bills. Yet...

March 25, 2015

If you, or someone you know, have served as a Navy submariner like me, you may be familiar with halfway night. Halfway night is a tradition celebrated at the halfway...

March 13, 2015

We have reached a major milestone in the 2015 legislative session. As of today, we have passed the policy and fiscal cutoff dates. This means bills that didn’t pass out of...

Feb. 27, 2015

We are well into the 2015 legislative session, and while much work remains to be done, I am pleased to report we are making progress! I am happy to provide you...

Feb. 13, 2015

The 2015 legislative session is picking up steam as committees begin to hold public hearings on bills under consideration. There are many issues coming before us in the Legislature, with...

Jan. 30, 2015

It was a busy first week in Olympia as I took the oath of office and began the 2015 legislative session. The opening ceremonies provided an opportunity to look forward to...

Jan. 15, 2015