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Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement Wednesday regarding the 2020 supplemental operating budget agreed to by the majority's budget negotiators in the...

March 11, 2020

House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, released the following statement regarding the passage of the House Democrats' supplemental operating budget proposal: “Tonight, the Democratic majority voted their supplemental operating...

Feb. 28, 2020

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement Monday regarding the House Democrats' supplemental operating budget proposal. “With surging state revenue creating a $2.4...

Feb. 24, 2020

With today's updated state revenue forecast projecting a surge of $1.1 billion in unexpected new revenue, House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, has introduced a bill to provide $1 billion...

Feb. 19, 2020

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