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Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, voted in favor of the 2015-17 operating budget and released the following statement.

June 30, 2015

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, is concerned by the pace of the second special session and a lack of agreement on an operating budget for the 2015-17 biennium.

June 11, 2015

The debate on job creation and retention was finally taken to the next level in November 2013 when the Legislature convened to pass measures that create tax and regulatory certainty for...

Jan. 13, 2014

Saturday, June 29, marked the end of the 2013 legislative session. While it wasn’t historically longest session on record, the six month slog was very close. The weeks were even longer...

July 1, 2013

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, has introduced House Bill 2062 which would direct the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council to submit its first projections on tax collections earlier. Currently, during long sessions...

May 2, 2013

Yesterday, April 24, Democrats in the House of Representatives ignored repeated opposition to House Bill 2038, which would increase taxes on small service business by $905 million. The bill narrowly passed...

April 25, 2013

Since taking office in January, I have been studying the Belfair Bypass project as well as all state government. What is happening with the construction of our bypass is the...

April 25, 2013

‘Enough is enough – no new taxes are needed,’ MacEwen says. The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council today released its quarterly revenue forecast for the 2011-13 biennium and the...

March 20, 2013