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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

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's provides opening-day remarks for the 2021 legislative session.

Jan. 11, 2021

In his weekly update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses this week's fight against the majority's comprehensive sex education bill. He also talks about the impact the coronavirus is having on...

March 6, 2020

Two weeks ago, lawmakers received good news when the state revenue forecast revealed a $2.4 billion budget surplus. For our part, House Republicans immediately began thinking about how to return this...

March 4, 2020

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

In his weekly update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses a number of harmful Democratic bills that are still alive this session. He also recaps tonight's debate on the supplemental operating...

Feb. 28, 2020

House Republicans are gearing up for a number of major fights on issues that are critical to most of us in the 2nd District. Over the next several weeks, our members...

Feb. 14, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox sits down for a wide-ranging interview on the 2020 session with TVW's Austin Jenkins. Watch:

Jan. 23, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox recaps the first week of the 2020 legislative session and discusses a number of House Republican priorities centered on safety, affordability and accountability. Watch:

Jan. 17, 2020