Rep. Drew Stokesbary's News & Media


The list of major tax-relief proposals before the Legislature this year no longer belongs solely to Republicans, now that a member of the Senate's Democrat majority is proposing a one-point drop...

Jan. 21, 2022

During floor action Wednesday, Rep. Drew Stokesbary attempted to bring forward House Bill 1913, which would repeal the controversial long-term care insurance program and payroll tax and replace it with an...

Jan. 20, 2022

Democrats in the state House of Representatives have rejected both a repeal and a replacement of the state's new long-term care insurance and payroll tax. Instead, legislation passed the House Wednesday...

Jan. 19, 2022

The Washington State House of Representatives will debate and vote on two bills today relating to the state's controversial long-term care insurance program and payroll tax. Facing pressure from workers, businesses...

Jan. 19, 2022

31st District Reps. Drew Stokesbary and Eric Robertson will host a virtual town hall meeting Saturday, Jan. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. During the 90-minute virtual event, they will...

Jan. 18, 2022

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, joins KTTH's Jason Rantz to discuss his bill to repeal the majority's mandatory long-term care program and payroll tax and replace it with an affordable and optional alternative....

Jan. 18, 2022

Representative Drew Stokesbary, the Ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, has introduced legislation that would repeal the Washington Cares program and associated payroll tax, and replace it with a privately-managed...

Jan. 11, 2022

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee and House Republican budget lead, issued a statement Thursday following the release of Gov. Jay Inslee's 2022 supplemental budget plan. “Despite...

Dec. 16, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, joins Brandi Kruse on the Jason Rantz Show (KTTH – Seattle) to discuss impacts of nearly 50,000 students leaving Washington's public school system. Stokesbary also talks about...

Nov. 23, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee and House Republican budget lead, has been elected chair of the Select Committee on Pension Policy (SCPP). The SCPP studies issues...

July 2, 2021