Rep. Robert J. Sutherland's Email Updates


I hope this email finds you healthy and well. A lot has happened since my last email update. The governor enacted his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order on March 23 in...

May 8, 2020

The 2020 legislative session has ended, much like the 2019 session, with Olympia Democrats increasing spending. Despite this year being just a supplemental budget year, Democrats passed a budget that increased...

March 19, 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

Week five of the legislative session is underway and we have reached our first major deadlines of this year's legislative session. The policy committee cutoff date was Friday, Feb. 7. What...

Feb. 10, 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

The 2020 legislative session begins in January and because it is a short session, it will be a fast-paced, intense 60 days. To prepare, I have spent the past several months...

Nov. 27, 2019

Another legislative year has passed and it truly was an honor serving all of you here in the 39th Legislative District! But, I'll be honest, it was a rough year. Democrats...

Oct. 15, 2019

The 2019 legislative session concluded right on the stroke of midnight on Sunday, April 28. Let me tell you, it was a hard-fought battle. Every member of the House Republican caucus...

May 15, 2019

Greetings from Olympia! With less than 7 days remaining in our 105-day session, you would think we would be winding down, passing the last pieces of legislation, focusing our efforts on...

April 22, 2019

Greetings from Olympia! We are now more than halfway through the 2019 legislative session. For nine days, we spent long hours and late nights on the House floor voting on bills....

March 18, 2019