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Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, talks with KVI's Ari Hoffman about how legislative Republicans were able to impact outcomes during this year's 60-day session. He also discusses a number of disappointments from...

March 14, 2022

House Democrats rejected a Republican proposal Saturday to use part of the state's $15 billion budget surplus to provide sales tax relief… and then passed the largest spending plan in state...

Feb. 27, 2022

House and Senate Republicans say they're mystified that a new supplemental operating budget proposed by House Democrats this week provides no meaningful tax relief when the state is sitting on a...

Feb. 22, 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

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

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

With less than a week remaining of the 2021 legislative session, it is becoming apparent the governor's emergency powers will likely remain intact and unchanged. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans...

April 18, 2021

Washington House Republicans unveiled their operating budget proposal Tuesday. The framework, they say, would fund priorities for working families, growing students, vulnerable populations, small businesses, and all of Washington, with no...

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 joins KVI's Kirby Wilbur to discuss the state's budget outlook and the economic realities working families are facing. The 31st District lawmaker also shares his thoughts on reforming...

Jan. 25, 2021