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Washington House Republicans released their 2021-23 operating budget framework at a news conference today. Ranking member on the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, says it is not necessary for state...

Feb. 16, 2021

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

Jan. 13, 2021

We are in the midst of a challenge unlike anything most of us have ever experienced before. The spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has wreaked havoc on people's health and financial well-being,...

March 25, 2020

The 2020 legislative session is now under way. We have just 60 days to pass a supplemental budget and tackle a number of critical issues before the Legislature adjourns on March...

Jan. 21, 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

I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I've spent a lot of time this year thinking of how to best address the growing homelessness crisis and some of...

Nov. 30, 2019

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, joins KTTH's Jason Rantz to discuss his amendments to the omnibus opioid bill that passed the House floor. Stokesbary's amendments would prevent the state from partnering with...

April 22, 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

The House of Representatives has taken quick action to shore up Washington's cyber harassment law just two weeks after a federal district court found it to be unconstitutional. John Sattgast reports...

March 11, 2019