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Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, visits with KIT hosts Lance Tormey and Dave Ettl to discuss recent activity in the Legislature and Democrat-led efforts to introduce a carbon tax and gun control...

Jan. 23, 2018

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, details a school safety bill he is reintroducing this year, reacts to Gov. Jay Inslee's State of the State Address and discusses his proposal to prevent catastrophic...

Jan. 19, 2018

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 also want to share...

Jan. 18, 2018

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 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

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 Supreme Court decision and...

Aug. 1, 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

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

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, shares information on the amendments he offered to the budget. Manweller also has made it his goal to return back filled money to Central Washington University, and...

April 11, 2017

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, highlights some of the taxes included in the democratic budget proposal that make up the $8 billion tax increase it will initiate if passed. Manweller addresses the...

April 4, 2017