Rep. J.T. Wilcox's Email Updates


We're nearing the end of our fourth week of session, and there's a lot to talk about. That's why I'll be hosting a telephone town hall TONIGHT from 6-7 p.m. with...

Feb. 1, 2018

Happy New Year! While this is a short, 60-day session, there is a great deal to get done. I look forward to bringing the priorities of the people who live in...

Jan. 16, 2018

In my last email update, I provided an overview of the 2017-19 operating budget and also discussed what goes on behind-the-scenes during a budget negotiation. When I sent that update on...

Sept. 8, 2017

While I wish it was interim so I could spend even more time on the farm and in district, I wanted to update you on where we currently stand 179 days...

July 7, 2017

Thanks to the good work done by 2017-19 transportation budget negotiators, the funding schedule for the $58.5 million SR 510/Yelm Loop project has been accelerated by two years.

May 10, 2017

I want to provide a brief overview of the operating budget proposals that have been introduced by the majority parties in each chamber.

April 10, 2017

Last Wednesday marked house of origin cutoff, which means bills that were not voted out of the chamber in which they were introduced are now considered “dead” for the year. In...

March 14, 2017

We are now more than a third of the way through the 2017 legislative session, and our first major deadline — policy committee cutoff — is almost here. As of 5...

Feb. 17, 2017

Back in December, the governor released his proposal to solve McCleary: A multi-billion tax package that included a new carbon tax, a new capital gains income tax, and an increase in...

Feb. 3, 2017

In late December, Gov. Inslee proposed an $8.7 billion tax package, with the bulk of revenue coming from a new carbon tax, a new capital gains income tax, and an increase...

Jan. 13, 2017