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Rep. Matt Manweller has introduced new legislation designed to prevent school shootings or violence by setting up an anonymous reporting system to school administrators. House Bill 2442 creates the students protecting students program...

Jan. 11, 2018

Rep. Matt Manweller has been elected chair of the Select Committee on Pension Policy (SCPP). Manweller, who has been a member of the SCPP since 2013, chaired his first meeting on Tuesday. “As a member of...

Sept. 20, 2017

Rep. Matt Manweller has received the “Legislator of the Year” award from the Washington Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) for his strong leadership the past two legislative sessions to bring vocational...

Aug. 16, 2017

With support from Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, the House passes a $6 billion K-12 education funding package to satisfy McCleary and offer state-wide property tax reforms.

June 30, 2017

With the recent reprehensible actions of a group of students at The Evergreen State College receiving national media attention and little or no action from the college's administration to resolve the discord, Rep....

June 2, 2017

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed Rep. Matt Manweller's pension policy legislation protecting public hospital districts from substantive costs. It also means a change in pension for some emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Manweller says House...

May 16, 2017

On Wednesday, the state House of Representatives passed a bill that would require broadband internet service providers (ISPs) to acquire opt-in consent from customers before selling or transferring their information. The legislation is in...

April 20, 2017

A capital budget spending plan passed by the Washington State House of Representatives last week includes $17,000 in funding for a replacement well at the Olmstead-Smith Historical Gardens. Rep. Matt Manweller was...

April 18, 2017

The Washington State House of Representatives unveiled its capital budget proposal this week which includes $515,000 for the Historic Cemetery Grant Program. Rep. Matt Manweller does not serve on the House Capital Budget...

April 6, 2017

The Washington State House of Representatives has passed House Bill 1046, which would maintain accountability in graduation requirements while discontinuing the Certificate of Academic Achievement and Certificate of Individual Achievement state tests. Rep....

March 7, 2017