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House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox provides his thoughts on the 2021 legislative session, which saw Democrats pass an income tax on capital gains, make gasoline prices more expensive, and decline to...

April 27, 2021

In a press conference covering a wide range of topics, House and Senate Republicans addressed their biggest hopes and fears as the 2021 legislative session winds to a close and revealed...

April 21, 2021

In his week 12 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox explains why the Democrats' proposals to impose an income tax on capital gains and a transportation tax package are misguided and...

April 2, 2021

Things are moving very quickly both inside and outside the Legislature as we head into the final 30 days of session. Before I get to policy matters, however, I first want...

March 26, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, joins KELA Radio to discuss the governor's emergency powers, the state of housing, and the 2021 legislative session. The 2nd District representative also explains his opposition...

March 24, 2021

In his week 7 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses how our caucus is pushing back against policies that would damage our state. Rep. Wilcox says families can't afford the...

Feb. 26, 2021

As week 3 of the 2021 session comes to a close, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the Democrats' costly low-carbon fuel standard proposal and a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim...

Jan. 29, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox notes the remarkable surge in citizen activism over issues like controversial comprehensive sex education proposed by Democrats. The Yelm Republican also answers host Kirby Wilbur's questions...

March 2, 2020

Just hours before the 2019 legislative session adjourned last April, the majority party rushed through a B&O tax increase on more than 85,000 Washington businesses. This week, they rushed through another...

Feb. 8, 2020

From day one of this year's 105-day legislative session, House Republicans fought hard against the Democrats' harmful policy proposals. Although we were outnumbered 57-41, we won every major floor fight and...

May 17, 2019