Rep. J.T. Wilcox's News & Media


An open letter to the people of Washington- These past few weeks have been difficult and emotional for people across our state. Our strength is being tested as we face the...

March 26, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane), Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma), Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) and House Minority Leader JT Wilcox (R-Yelm) released the following statement in...

March 23, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the state's response to coronavirus (COVID-19), including measures to protect public health and help the economy. He also emphasizes the importance of everyone working together...

March 19, 2020

The coronavirus issue dominated the end of the 2020 legislative session and has escalated since lawmakers left Olympia on March 12th. Leaders from both parties are working together on plans to...

March 18, 2020

In his final weekly review of the 2020 session, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox says every Washingtonian has a role to play in supporting one another and working to stop the...

March 13, 2020

The 66th Washington Legislature adjourned the 2020 session Thursday night after passing supplemental operating, transportation and capital budgets. But the final moments were partially subdued, as legislative employees and the public...

March 12, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox talks with KVI's Kirby Wilbur about House Republicans' continued opposition to the majority's controversial comprehensive sex education bill.

March 9, 2020

In his weekly update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses this week's fight against the majority's comprehensive sex education bill. He also talks about the impact the coronavirus is having on...

March 6, 2020

House and Senate Democrats in the state Legislature are meeting behind closed doors to work out the details of the supplemental operating budget — with little to no input from Republicans.

March 5, 2020

In late February, Stadium High School students Hartley Wilcox and Coral Munoz traveled to the Capitol to serve as pages in the Washington State House of Representatives. They were sponsored by...

March 4, 2020