Rep. Drew Stokesbary's News & Media


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

House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, released the following statement regarding the passage of the House Democrats' supplemental operating budget proposal: “Tonight, the Democratic majority voted their supplemental operating...

Feb. 28, 2020

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement Monday regarding the House Democrats' supplemental operating budget proposal. “With surging state revenue creating a $2.4...

Feb. 24, 2020

While some residents, particularly in the rural areas of Washington struggle to make ends meet, state government is flush with money – and even more revenue is anticipated, according to a...

Feb. 19, 2020

House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, outlines a bill he's sponsored to provide $1 billion in tax relief for Washington's working families. Watch: House Bill 2946 would: Uphold voters' demand...

Feb. 19, 2020

With today's updated state revenue forecast projecting a surge of $1.1 billion in unexpected new revenue, House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, has introduced a bill to provide $1 billion...

Feb. 19, 2020