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Representative Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, the Ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, has introduced a comprehensive $4 billion economic recovery package. The REAL Recovery for Washington Act (House Bill 1334) would provide immediate financial support to struggling families and businesses, accelerate…

Washington House Republicans release REAL Recovery for Washington Act

Representative Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, the Ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, has introduced a comprehensive $4 billion economic recovery package. The REAL Recovery for Washington Act (House Bill 1334) would provide immediate financial support to struggling families and businesses, accelerate…


The state House of Representatives debates House Bill 1368 – a COVID-19 relief package. House Republicans offered six amendments, but the majority party only adopted one of them. Our amendments focused on safely reopening schools, assisting students who have fallen behind, providing…

COVID-19 relief package

The state House of Representatives debates House Bill 1368 – a COVID-19 relief package. House Republicans offered six amendments, but the majority party only adopted one of them. Our amendments focused on safely reopening schools, assisting students who have fallen behind, providing…


Funding priorities for working families, growing students, vulnerable populations, small businesses and all Washingtonians, with no cuts to vital services and no new taxes. Working Families: Funds the Working Families Tax Credit for the first time in its 12-year history ($600M)…

Washington House Republicans release 2021-23 operating budget framework

Funding priorities for working families, growing students, vulnerable populations, small businesses and all Washingtonians, with no cuts to vital services and no new taxes. Working Families: Funds the Working Families Tax Credit for the first time in its 12-year history ($600M)…


The governor announced his “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” plan on January 5. On February 25, he said all regions would stay in Phase 2 for the next several weeks. As of March 3, the governor had not identified a Phase…

Republicans release Open Safe, Open Now plan

The governor announced his “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” plan on January 5. On February 25, he said all regions would stay in Phase 2 for the next several weeks. As of March 3, the governor had not identified a Phase…


On March 23, House Republicans introduced a comprehensive package of legislation to address the Washington Supreme Court’s Blake ruling that struck down the state’s felony drug possession law. Details on the legislation: House Bill 1558 would promote recovery and improve public…

Real solutions: Legislation to address the state Supreme Court Blake ruling

On March 23, House Republicans introduced a comprehensive package of legislation to address the Washington Supreme Court’s Blake ruling that struck down the state’s felony drug possession law. Details on the legislation: House Bill 1558 would promote recovery and improve public…


“Unfortunately, for decades, transportation funding has been tied to the state’s gas tax and vehicle registration fees. While taxes continue to increase with each transportation package that’s enacted, collected revenues are steadily declining. There are solutions through the REAL Act to…

Transportation solutions: Reprioritizing Existing Appropriations for Longevity (REAL) Act

“Unfortunately, for decades, transportation funding has been tied to the state’s gas tax and vehicle registration fees. While taxes continue to increase with each transportation package that’s enacted, collected revenues are steadily declining. There are solutions through the REAL Act to…


When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit our state in March of 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee began a process of ruling by decree through emergency powers. While some might argue this was justified due to the unprecedented nature of the coronavirus pandemic…

What are House Republicans doing to reform the governor’s emergency powers?

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit our state in March of 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee began a process of ruling by decree through emergency powers. While some might argue this was justified due to the unprecedented nature of the coronavirus pandemic…