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Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, discusses education and the budget on KIT with Lance Tormey and Dave Ettl. Manweller also gives his insight on the recently proposed national health care policy.

March 14, 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

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

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

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, makes a case against the Democratic education funding proposal and discusses his proposed constitutional amendment banning a state income tax. Manweller also talks about a bill that...

Feb. 27, 2017

An education funding plan to address the McCleary lawsuit moved through the state House on Wednesday – a plan that Republican say lacks reforms and a way to pay for the...

Feb. 22, 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

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

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, argues in favor of his bill to remove occupational licenses. Manweller also discusses why he voted against the House Democratic education proposal as well as bad bills...

Feb. 20, 2017

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, addresses his bill on CTE, or vocational education. The bill is designed to give people who work in industry the opportunity to teach in a classroom, enabling...

Feb. 13, 2017