In conversation with Pohjola, Wilcox reflects on leadership and service in the Legislature

2nd District Representative J.T. Wilcox chats with Northwest Newsradio’s Jeff Pohjola about his decision to step aside after seven terms in the state Legislature. Wilcox discusses his reasons for not seeking reelection, citing the need for fresh perspectives and acknowledging his own lengthy tenure. Reflecting on his legislative career, he emphasizes his focus on budgeting and bipartisan cooperation, highlighting instances where both parties worked together for the common good. Despite challenges, Wilcox expresses optimism for the future of Washington state politics, stressing the importance of broader public engagement and the involvement of regular citizens in shaping government institutions.


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