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Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, gives his understanding of the economic forecast, and what he believes it means for Washington residents. Manweller also touches on budget negotiations, including a request for more...

March 27, 2017

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, talks with Q13 Fox's Brandy Kruse about the levy cliff bill passed Thursday by the Legislature.

March 10, 2017

Following a spirited debate on the floor of the Washington State House of Representatives, House Democrats passed their long-awaited education bill on a 50-47 party-line vote. House Republicans, who offered seven amendments as...

Feb. 22, 2017

Voters in Washington have rejected a state income tax nine times. Yet the issue continues to come up repeatedly as a potential source of revenue in the state Legislature. Now a...

Feb. 15, 2017

Rep. Matt Manweller, along with 37 other members of the House Republican Caucus, has introduced legislation proposing an amendment to the state Constitution to prohibit a state income tax. “House Joint Resolution 4207...

Feb. 15, 2017

Rep. Matt Manweller. R-Ellensburg, discusses his proposed amendment to the state constitution banning a state income tax in Washington. He also talks about the upcoming policy cutoff and proposals to fund...

Feb. 14, 2017

This week on Capitol Report, Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, discusses his new legislation that will encourage employers hire youth to start in the workforce. This episode also covers Rep. Manwellers bill...

Feb. 5, 2017

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, and Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, talk with Harold Hochstatter on KBSN Radio about several issues facing the Legislature, including education funding, the so-called "levy cliff," elk...

Jan. 17, 2017

A bill clarifying the application of the real estate excise tax exemption (REET) has been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. Rep. Matt Manweller, a co-sponsor of House Bill 2539, says...

April 5, 2016

Governor signs Rep. Manweller bill creating state historic cemetery capital grant program

April 1, 2016