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Details: Real Opportunities for All Washingtonians | Funding Priorities 2021-23 Biennial Operating Budget Proposal | Presentation House 2021-23 Biennium Operating Budget Proposals | Fiscal.wa.gov Washington House Republicans released their 2021-23 operating...

Feb. 16, 2021

The state House approved a COVID-relief bill Monday night, with most Republicans reluctantly voting no, saying it doesn't go far enough to provide real relief to struggling businesses and families. John...

Feb. 2, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, the Ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, delivers remarks on final passage of Senate Bill 5061. If signed into law, the bill would give employers relief...

Feb. 1, 2021

Calling it “a needed lifeline for families and small businesses,” the budget leader for the House Republicans in Olympia has introduced an enormous and comprehensive state COVID stimulus package. John Sattgast...

Jan. 19, 2021

Representative Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, the Ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, has introduced a comprehensive $4 billion economic recovery package. The REAL Recovery for Washington Act (House Bill 1334) would...

Jan. 19, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, responds to Gov. Jay Inslee's inaugural address. To read his full speech, click here.

Jan. 13, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee and House Republican budget lead, issued a statement Thursday following Gov. Jay Inslee's rollout of his 2021-23 budget proposal: “In the...

Dec. 17, 2020

The 66th Washington Legislature adjourned the 2020 session Thursday night after passing supplemental operating, transportation and capital budgets. But the final moments were partially subdued, as legislative employees and the public...

March 12, 2020

When we learned the state had a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republicans immediately began working on proposals to provide tax relief for Washingtonians. I introduced a bill to provide a...

March 6, 2020

Yesterday, the state's economist released his latest revenue forecast. Between surging revenue collections over the past year and reduced demand for state services thanks to strong economic growth, our state now...

Feb. 20, 2020