United States
Telephone: 360-350-7575
Temporary address during session:
United States
Lobbying since: 2007
Bob Brett is a Washington State government expert with over 40 years of political, governmental and community service experience. His firm, Policy Solutions founded in 2007, lobbies the legislature and the executive branch to influence legislation and proposed agency rules. Mr. Brett is proactive in his government relations approach, relying on his ability to: communicate effectively, be persistent & determined. He offers strategic planning and a course of action customized to his clients’ unique situations. The firm seeks to educate legislators and decision makers offering value and dependability. For example, recently Bob Brett secured an impressive 55 House sponsors and 37 Senate sponsors for HB 1458/ SB 5444, the Eminent Domain Notice bill. This jointly requested legislation, by the Governor and the Attorney General, became law. Mr. Brett has since secured $7.1 million in the Capital Budget for the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust to increase access to outdoor recreational opportunities. These funds specifically went towards building hiking trails, providing kayak access to rivers, building family picnic areas, historic preservation and to acquire land along a 100 mile corridor along I-90 from Seattle to Ellensburg. Policy Solutions has also advocated on behalf of the Washington Landlord Association, lobbied for The Wallingford Community Senior Center for funding, worked to secure government contracts for Capitol Duct Cleaning and assisted in representing the Alliance of Auto Manufacturers, Sprint Nextel & others. Currently they have three clients: Dads Divorced By Their Wives working in regards to family law, First Pres Bellevue helping secure political asylum for a community of Rwandan in the Puget Sound region and making arrangements for Northwest University’s School of Nursing. Bob Brett has built up valuable legislative relationships over nearly 40 years of being involved in the community: Eight years on staff of the Senate & House, including as the Majority/ Minority Floor Leader’s Chief of Staff; Four years in the commercial construction industry including leading an important trade association in it’s governmental affairs efforts at the local, state & federal levels. Mr. Brett has been active with local Chambers of Commerce and promoted membership & free enterprise via the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He has served the community through his memberships in Rotary & Kiwanis. He currently serves on the advisory board of Northwest University’s Buntain School of Nursing, has served on the Lake Washington Schools Foundation board and on his local Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA). Bob Brett has provided leadership to the YMCA & the Boy Scouts of America. He is an Eagle Scout. Mr. Brett ran for a seat in the State House of Representatives twice, worked on the staff of a victorious US Senate candidate and has held numerous partisan political positions. He is a graduate of the University of Washington & The George Washington University. His studies included those in history, public affairs, government, public speaking and parliamentary procedure. Bob Brett & Policy Solutions is now seeking new clients. If you need a smart, hard working lobbying firm, please contact us. Now is the time to plan, and engage legislators & staff. They are interested in lobbying state agencies and the legislature and have expertise in the following issues: Construction, Maritime, Environmental (Public lands, Parks, Fish & Wildlife), Capital Budget, Property Rights (Eminent Domain), Housing, Commerce (Foreclosure Avoidance), Education (Higher Education, K-12), Transportation, Judiciary, Healthcare (Retirement Communities, Adult Family Homes, Nursing), Historical, Civil Rights, Outdoor Recreation, General Administration, Labor & Industries, Technology & Communications. www.linkedin.com/in/RobertBrett1

Monthly lobbying reports

Lobbyists are required to file monthly reports for any period in which they are employed, even if there is no reportable activity. The list below includes all reports for 2016 and later. Reports for periods prior to January 2016 are available in the historical archive.

Report for month Date filed/amended
December 2018 15/01/19 - 10:59 am
November 2018 15/12/18 - 9:29 am
October 2018 15/11/18 - 3:16 pm
September 2018 15/11/18 - 3:12 pm
August 2018 14/09/18 - 11:57 am
July 2018 16/08/18 - 10:59 pm
June 2018 14/07/18 - 2:28 pm
May 2018 15/06/18 - 4:20 pm
April 2018 14/05/18 - 12:50 pm
March 2018 16/04/18 - 10:39 am
February 2018 13/03/18 - 6:03 pm
January 2018 13/02/18 - 1:58 pm
December 2017 15/01/18 - 8:29 am
November 2017 14/12/17 - 12:01 pm
October 2017 14/11/17 - 10:56 am
September 2017 14/10/17 - 3:03 pm
August 2017 14/10/17 - 2:41 pm
July 2017 15/08/17 - 3:23 pm
June 2017 15/07/17 - 8:22 am
May 2017 15/06/17 - 11:57 am
April 2017 15/06/17 - 11:55 am
March 2017 15/06/17 - 11:54 am
February 2017 15/06/17 - 11:52 am
January 2017 15/06/17 - 11:50 am
December 2016 15/06/17 - 11:48 am
November 2016 15/06/17 - 11:45 am
October 2016 20/12/16 - 3:24 pm
September 2016 14/10/16 - 1:28 pm
August 2016 15/09/16 - 12:16 pm
July 2016 12/08/16 - 12:47 pm
June 2016 13/09/16 - 1:08 pm
May 2016 13/09/16 - 1:07 pm
April 2016 13/09/16 - 1:04 pm
March 2016 13/09/16 - 1:07 pm
February 2016 13/09/16 - 1:05 pm
January 2016 13/09/16 - 1:06 pm

Lobbyist employers

The list below includes all employers for 2016 and later. Employers for periods prior to January 2016 are available in the historical archive.

Employer Employment Registration Years Employed
DADS DIVORCED BY THEIR WIVES View report 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
OTHER NINE MONTHS View report 2016