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Rep. Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, speaks on House Bill 1368 – legislation related to federal funding for the COVID-19 pandemic relief. Sutherland expresses his severe disappointment that Democrats in Olympia...

Feb. 2, 2021

We are beginning our third week of the legislative session and there is much to share with you. The session kicked off on Monday, Jan. 11. It was an opening day...

Jan. 25, 2021

I want to thank you for placing your trust in me and sending me back to Olympia for another term. I am honored and humbled by your support and look forward...

Dec. 4, 2020

Rep. Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, speaks against Senate Bill 5395 – the comprehensive sexual health education bill. He stands in support of the engagement seen by parents, teachers, and other...

March 5, 2020

During floor debate, Rep. Sutherland delivers a floor speech against Senate Bill 5434, that would restrict possession of weapons in certain locations such as child care premises and center-provided transportation.

March 4, 2020

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I want to remind you of the upcoming town hall meeting this Saturday that Sen. Keith Wagoner, Rep. Carolyn Eslick and I will be hosting. We will give an update...

Feb. 21, 2020

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

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. 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

The 2020 legislative session is underway and I am working hard for you in Olympia. We have many challenges before us as we work to preserve and improve our state's quality...

Jan. 21, 2020