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

Jan. 13, 2021

During a December 18 press conference, House Republican budget lead Drew Stokesbary answers a question about why Gov. Inslee's tax proposals are wrong for Washington state.

Dec. 18, 2020

 Governor Jay Inslee unveiled his proposed two-year state operating budget Thursday in Olympia, with new taxes on capital gains and health care premiums. Legislative Republicans were not impressed. John Sattgast reports....

Dec. 18, 2020

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

Earlier today, Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed $445 million in spending from the 2020 supplemental operating budget that was approved by lawmakers in March. Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the...

April 3, 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

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

In the final days of the 2020 legislative session, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, joins KVI's Kirby Wilbur to weigh in on budget negotiations. He also updates listeners on the status of...

March 9, 2020

House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, speaks in opposition to the House Democrats' supplemental operating budget proposal. “Instead of putting people first, this budget puts the government first,” says...

March 2, 2020

In Olympia, the state House passed a supplemental operating budget Friday that increases spending on government programs without relief for taxpayers. Republicans warned new spending obligations created in the Democrat spending...

March 1, 2020