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House and Senate Republicans said in a meeting with reporters that Sen. Manka Dhingra, D-Redmond, should not be allowed to stand in the way of a bipartisan desire to fix police...

Jan. 25, 2023

Republican legislative leaders told reporters they are hopeful a bill will move forward fixing restrictions Democrats placed on police pursuits in 2021, and said they see some momentum around legislation that...

Jan. 17, 2023

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox provides his thoughts on the 2022 legislative session, which will be remembered for lawmakers attempting to fix problems created in previous sessions, Democrats refusing to deliver...

March 11, 2022

Meeting with media before the House and Senate each plan to vote on the other chamber's bills this week, House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox said the public is starting to take...

Feb. 28, 2022

The nine-hour debate on House Bill 1837; house of origin cutoff; a historic budget surplus; state mask mandates continue; and the Democrats' costly and flawed transportation plan.

Feb. 18, 2022

State mask mandates; the Democratic and House Republican transportation plans; public safety; and Inside Olympia appearances.

Feb. 11, 2022

In his week 3 review, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses how our caucus is working to fix problems that were created by legislation passed (or not passed, in some cases)...

Jan. 28, 2022

Republican senators and representatives told reporters they are eager to work with the majority party to fix serious problems in the police reform legislation passed by Democrats last year. But with...

Jan. 25, 2022

In his week 2 review, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses our efforts this week to repeal and replace the Democrats' long-term care insurance program and payroll tax with an optional...

Jan. 21, 2022

The Washington State House of Representatives will debate and vote on two bills today relating to the state's controversial long-term care insurance program and payroll tax. Facing pressure from workers, businesses...

Jan. 19, 2022