Rep. Robert J. Sutherland's News & Media


On Feb. 27, the House passed House Bill 1091, the low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) legislation. Rep. Sutherland spoke in favor of two amendments – Amendment 184, which would exclude diesel...

March 5, 2021

During floor debate, Rep. Sutherland speaks against House Bill 1078. The legislation would allow people with a felony conviction to have their voting rights restored automatically when he or she is...

March 2, 2021

Rep. Sutherland gives a floor speech in support of House Bill 1090. The legislation would prohibit the state from contracting with privately-run for-profit prisons and detention facilities, providing exceptions for counseling,...

March 2, 2021

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

April 28, 2020

Hannah Hook, a student from Concrete High School, served as a page in the state House of Representatives in Olympia the last week of session, March 8-13. She was sponsored by...

March 23, 2020

Property owners from around Washington state are in shock this winter after receiving their property taxes and Rep. Robert J. Sutherland decided it was time to draft legislation to eliminate the state...

March 19, 2020

Rep. Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, provides an overview of his plan to eliminate the state portion of property taxes. With record tax collections Sutherland says it is time to return...

March 18, 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