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


The 105-day session of the 71st Washington Legislature began Monday with the swearing-in of state lawmakers and the traditional ceremonies. Leaders from both parties say they face many challenging issues, as...

Jan. 15, 2019

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox talks with House Republican Communications Director John Handy about the dynamics of and expectations for the 2019 legislative session.

Jan. 2, 2019

State House Republicans elected their leadership team Monday in preparation for the 2019 legislative session that begins in January. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.

Nov. 27, 2018

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, issues the following statement regarding House Speaker Frank Chopp's, D-Seattle, announcement that he would step down as speaker next spring: “Speaker Frank Chopp has made...

Nov. 27, 2018

Rep. J.T. Wilcox has been re-elected by his legislative colleagues as leader of the Washington State House Republicans. Wilcox was chosen for his leadership post during the group's reorganizational meeting today....

Nov. 26, 2018

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, is interviewed by Noah Davis on the progressive "Equal Time" radio program on KLAY Radio, Lakewood/Tacoma.

May 11, 2018

Rep. Wilcox provides a link to the mailer he co-authored with his seatmate, Rep. Andrew Barkis, recapping the 2018 legislative session.

May 11, 2018

New House Republican Leader Rep. J.T. Wilcox talks with House Republican Communications Director John Handy about his vision for the future of the GOP caucus and the issues facing Washington state.

March 23, 2018

A bill sponsored by Rep. J.T. Wilcox aimed at reducing the suicide rate among workers in the agricultural industry was signed into law by the governor Thursday.

March 15, 2018

On the last day of the 2018 legislative session, House Republicans elected a new leader, 2nd District Rep. J.T. Wilcox of Yelm.

March 9, 2018