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Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, delivers remarks during final passage of the 2021-23 state operating budget.

April 25, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released a statement Sunday evening following the Legislature's passage of the 2021-23 operating budget: “Unfortunately, I can only restate all...

April 25, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, delivers remarks on his amendment to remove the capital gains income tax from the House Democrats' 2021-23 operating budget.

April 5, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement Saturday following passage of the House Democrats' 2021-23 operating budget: “I am astounded House Democrats continue...

April 3, 2021

Ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, discusses the 2021-23 operating budget on TVW's The Impact.

April 1, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement Friday regarding the 2021-23 operating budget proposed by the majority party in the House: “While families across...

March 26, 2021

The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released and adopted its latest state revenue forecast this morning. As compared to the November 2020 forecast, Near General Fund-Outlook revenue increased by $1.34 billion...

March 17, 2021

This past year has been truly unprecedented. Last February, while coronavirus was silently spreading, the economy was peaking, employment was strong and our state operating budget had a substantial surplus. By...

Feb. 23, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, ranking member on the House Appropriations Committee, explains the House Republican operating budget proposal that was released on Feb. 16, 2021. Learn more about the proposal here.

Feb. 17, 2021

Washington State House Republicans discuss key components of their 2021-23 proposed operating budget, led by Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Drew Stokesbary. Legislators highlight how their budget would benefit working families, students,...

Feb. 16, 2021