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Dear Friends and Neighbors, With the Legislature in its interim break, I will be making my way around the district to talk with you. Next week, Sen. Judy Warnick, Rep. Tom Dent, and I...

May 4, 2018

The Legislature adjourned the 60-day legislative session on time this year, the first time since 2014. Like any session there was some good, bad and ugly in Olympia this year.

March 23, 2018

Rep. Matt Manweller's legislative session update touches on school safety, wildfire legislation, CTE bill passes and legislation requiring union dues.

Feb. 20, 2018

13th District telephone town hall on Monday, Feb. 19 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Feb. 19, 2018

Shortly after I sent my last update, the Legislature passed critical legislation to address the state Supreme Court's Hirst decision. With the Hirst agreement we were able to pass the capital budget which includes...

Feb. 2, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are a couple weeks into the 2018 legislative session. In this legislative update I want to provide you some of the legislation I am working on. I...

Jan. 18, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The Legislature adjourned earlier this month after a record 193 days in session. While we still have some unfinished business – a solution for the Hirst state...

Aug. 1, 2017

The Legislature is now in special session as the House and Senate have been unable to reach an agreement on a McCleary education-funding solution and a final operating budget spending plan. Republicans and Democrats have two...

April 25, 2017

We are coming up on the conclusion of Week 9 in the legislative session. We have spent nearly two weeks on the House floor debating and voting on bills being sent...

March 10, 2017

We are in the seventh week of the 2017 legislative session. The cutoff date to pass bills out of their respective policy committees was last Friday, Feb. 17. This email update will give you...

Feb. 21, 2017