Rep. Drew Stokesbary's Email Updates


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

Although the Legislature is not in session, please keep in mind I am your state representative year-round. However, we are in an election year and there are limits to what and when I...

May 11, 2018

Please join Rep. Morgan Irwin and me for a telephone town hall on Wednesday, March 14, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. During the hour-long event, you will be able to ask...

March 14, 2018

Last week, Gov. Inslee and former U.S. Sen. and Secretary of State John Kerry visited the Legislature to lobby for the governor’s carbon tax. I wanted to tell you about this...

Feb. 21, 2018

After extensive negotiations through the interim and into the first couple weeks of session, the Legislature passed and the governor signed Senate Bill 6091, which finally resolved the Hirst decision. Senate...

Feb. 9, 2018