Rep. Robert J. Sutherland's News & Media


Rep. Sutherland speech on the House floor during debate of House Bill 2305. The bill would authorize a court when issuing a vulnerable adult protection order, to order the respondent to...

Feb. 17, 2020

Talen Dahlinger, a home-schooled student from Monroe, spent the first week of the legislative session in Olympia serving as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by...

Feb. 11, 2020

Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, and Reps. Carolyn Eslick, R-Sultan, and Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, are hosting a town hall in Arlington on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 11:30...

Feb. 5, 2020

Rep. Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, speaks against the low-carbon fuel standard, House Bill 1110, during floor debate.

Jan. 30, 2020

The first vigorous debate of the 2020 session took place Wednesday on the House floor when majority Democrats brought Governor Jay Inslee's low carbon fuel standard bill for a vote. During...

Jan. 29, 2020

Rep. Sutherland's floor speech during debate on House Bill 1010, authorizing the Washington State Patrol to destroy forfeited guns in its custody. He discusses the data and statistics pertaining to defensive...

Jan. 24, 2020

Rep. Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, joins KSER's Ed Bremer to discuss his bills from this legislative session. Sutherland proposed legislation that would cap the amount of residential property tax that...

April 24, 2019

Before a recent public hearing in the House Appropriations Committee, Senate Bill 5376 was amended by the committee through a striking amendment. What this means is the entire bill was struck...

April 11, 2019

It's budget week in Olympia! Rep. Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, gives you the rundown of the “good” and “bad” of all three recently proposed House budgets. The 39th District has...

March 27, 2019

Rep. Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, discusses the 39th District, what motivated him to run for office, and his top legislative priorities.

March 25, 2019