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Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, has introduced a series of bills aimed at increasing transparency, accountability and affordability at the state's higher education institutions. House Bill 2574 would require Washington's higher education...

Feb. 6, 2020

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, has introduced legislation to reenact a decades-old ban on local income taxes. The ban, approved 94-1 in the House and 43-5 in the Senate during the 1984...

Jan. 27, 2020

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, is reviving his effort to allow college athletes to receive fair compensation for the use of their name, image and likeness. Last January, the 31st District lawmaker...

Jan. 24, 2020

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, has introduced comprehensive legislation aiming to end Washington state's homelessness crisis through a combination of compassion, enforcement and accountability. House Bill 2658 offers a bold new approach...

Jan. 16, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed Rep. Drew Stokesbary's legislation will provide immediate relief to mostly small or rural school districts, including Carbonado and Dieringer, as they transition to the new K-12...

June 18, 2019

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, and ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement regarding the 2019-21 operating budget passed by the Legislature Sunday: “We entered the 2019 legislative...

April 28, 2019

On Wednesday the state House of Representatives passed legislation, Senate Bill 5380, to address opioid use disorder and provide treatment and prevention services. Rep. Drew Stokesbary was able to attach an...

April 19, 2019

On Tuesday, Democrats in the House Appropriations Committee stripped Democrat Sen. Reuven Carlyle's consumer-data protection bill (SB 5376) down to its title only, before passing it out of committee on a...

April 10, 2019

House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, released the following statement today regarding the passage of the House Democrats' 2019-21 operating budget proposal: “We entered the 2019 session with the...

March 29, 2019

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn and ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement today regarding the House Democrat 2019-21 operating budget. “House Democrats began this session arguing for...

March 25, 2019