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


Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, talks about his recently passed bill proposing to study the problem of suicides among agricultural workers and his salmon recovery legislation, which faces a more uncertain future....

Feb. 14, 2018

An excessive rate of suicides among farmers has drawn the attention of lawmakers in the Washington State House of Representatives. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.

Feb. 7, 2018

Five generations, 110 years. That’s how long the Wilcox family has lived in the Nisqually River watershed, pouring our blood, sweat and tears into our local communities. It seems like quite...

Feb. 6, 2018

Fourteen-year-old student Abigail Bunn recently spent a week serving as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. She was sponsored by 2nd District Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm.

Feb. 5, 2018

Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, discusses the passage of a bill addressing the Hirst water rights decision. He also talks about the necessity of crafting a fiscally responsible supplemental operating budget that...

Feb. 1, 2018

Second District Reps. J.T. Wilcox and Andrew Barkis will be hosting a telephone town hall this Thursday, Feb. 1 from 6-7 p.m.

Jan. 29, 2018

House Republican Floor Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, talks with KVI's Kirby Wilbur and John Carlson about issues in the Legislature, including the governor's carbon/energy tax proposal, which Wilcox says would especially...

Jan. 23, 2018

House Republican Floor Leader J.T. Wilcox talks about his role in organizing floor debate for the House Republican Caucus, how his business background has helped him as a legislator, his outlook...

Jan. 22, 2018

Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, discusses the Legislature's resolution last week to the well water restrictions imposed by the Hirst Supreme Court decision and why he cast a vote against the compromise...

Jan. 22, 2018

Reps. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, and Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, discuss the idea of rural solidarity among legislators outside urban districts and whether a solution to the Hirst water rights issue might be...

Jan. 18, 2018