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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

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 Republicans shared details about their package of legislation addressing a recent state Supreme Court decision legalizing the possession of drugs at a virtual press availability for House and Senate Republicans....

March 23, 2021

Senate and House Republican leaders address a proposed state income tax on capital gains, responding to reporters' questions on Senate Bill 5096 at a virtual media availability. Legislators also discussed the...

March 16, 2021

House and Senate Republicans review the recent conclusion of floor action in both chambers and discuss their plan to reopen the state and public schools from pandemic restrictions. Legislators answer questions...

March 10, 2021

Despite repeated requests from the press, legislators and citizens, Governor Jay Inslee has not yet identified a Phase 3 plan to re-open the state's economy. So legislative Republicans say they'll do...

March 4, 2021

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