Rep. Drew Stokesbary's Email Updates


For the sake of Washington's public college students and their families, and the taxpayers who help subsidize their education, it is imperative we increase transparency, accountability and affordability at our state's...

Feb. 7, 2020

House Republicans are fighting hard this session to ensure our state is an affordable place to live, work and raise a family. One of our top priorities is stopping the majority...

Jan. 29, 2020

The 2020 legislative session is now under way. We have just 60 days to pass a supplemental budget and tackle a number of critical issues before the Legislature adjourns on March...

Jan. 21, 2020

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