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House and Senate Republican leaders answered several questions today from the media about the need to reopen Washington and the state's public schools from pandemic restrictions. Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, explained...

Feb. 25, 2021

On Tuesday, our leaders in the House Appropriations Committee held a press conference to unveil the 2021-23 House Republican operating budget proposal. It's a plan Reps. Drew Stokesbary, Drew MacEwen, Kelly...

Feb. 19, 2021

Leaders from the Senate and House Republican caucuses joined media to discuss a proposed office of cybersecurity requested by Gov. Jay Inslee after the personal information of 1.4 million state residents...

Feb. 9, 2021

Rep. Matt Boehnke, a cybersecurity expert, joined today's media availability to discuss the recent security breach involving the Washington State Auditor's Office. Legislators also weighed in on the $2.2 billion COVID-19...

Feb. 2, 2021

Concerns over whether public testimony is being heard adequately at virtual committee hearings dominated the weekly media availability with Republican leaders from the House and Senate. Legislators also addressed questions about...

Jan. 26, 2021

The 2021 legislative session is under way. While I am pleased we are finally getting to work, I can't help but think of how many families we could have already helped...

Jan. 19, 2021

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

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox joins KVI's John Carlson to discuss some of the major issues that are yet to be resolved with less than two weeks remaining in the legislative...

March 3, 2020

In his weekly update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox outlines how we're going to be fighting for parental rights, Second Amendment rights, property rights, and victims' rights in the coming weeks.

Feb. 14, 2020

House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox joins Kirby Wilbur on KVI, calling attention to upcoming hearings on gun legislation and comprehensive sex education, emphasizing that public testimony and constituent presence heavily influence...

Jan. 15, 2020