Rep. Drew Stokesbary's Email Updates


I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I've spent a lot of time this year thinking of how to best address the growing homelessness crisis and some of...

Nov. 30, 2019

Last month, lawmakers convened in Olympia for Committee Assembly days. During these two days, committees met to discuss critical issues facing our state as well as policy ideas for the upcoming...

Oct. 10, 2019

While the legislative session has been over for a few months, I want to continue to keep our lines of communication open. I will continue to provide you news from the...

Aug. 22, 2019

The Legislature adjourned on Sunday, April 28. It was a disappointing end to the session, especially for the taxpayers of Washington state. Majority Democrats increased spending by almost 18 percent and...

June 20, 2019

On Friday the state House of Representatives passed a 2019-21 operating budget proposal on a party-line vote, with Republicans voting no. The majority House Democrats' proposed budget dramatically increases spending and...

April 3, 2019

In my last email update, I discussed the governor's budget proposal, which would increase state spending by an additional 20 percent. This week I want to share a little bit more...

Feb. 8, 2019

As I mentioned in my last email update, my new duties as the lead budget writer for House Republicans mean a lot of my time will be focused on the 2019-21...

Jan. 24, 2019

The 2019 Legislature convened earlier this week. For the next 105 days, I'll be in committee hearings, meeting with constituents and fellow legislators, and debating bills on the House floor. I have...

Jan. 18, 2019

Please join Rep. Morgan Irwin and me for a telephone town hall TONIGHT from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. During the hour-long event, you will be able to ask questions and we...

Jan. 9, 2019

I want to thank everyone who participated in the Transportation Town Hall on Monday in Enumclaw. We had several dozen people who were able to attend.  For those of you who were...

Dec. 14, 2018