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House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, and Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, have sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee asking him for answers to nine questions related to the...

Aug. 25, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, and Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, have authored a letter to Governor Jay Inslee expressing their opposition the governor's vaccine mandates. The full letter...

Aug. 20, 2021

At a news conference today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a new vaccine mandate for most state employees, private health care and long-term care workers. House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate...

Aug. 9, 2021

With the state of emergency linked to the COVID-19 pandemic now past the 16-month mark, the state Legislature's top Republican leaders say Gov. Jay Inslee needs to be up front with...

July 1, 2021

House Republican Leader Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, talks on the KIRO Gee and Ursula Show about wanting Gov. Inslee to open the state before the end of June. Wash. House Republicans...

June 3, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun released the following statement today: “We are calling on Governor Inslee to fully reopen the state immediately. He had left...

June 1, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, speaks to KUOW's Bill Radke on if Washington businesses should check employee vaccination status. Wash. House Republicans · 06-01-21 – RADIO: Rep. J.T. Wilcox expresses...

June 1, 2021

On May 21, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) released new state COVID-19 workplace safety and health guidance relating to masking and social distancing policies. L&I said, in...

May 25, 2021

Senate Republican Leader John Braun and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox offered this statement today after the governor announced many of his COVID-19 economic restrictions will be lifted by the end...

May 13, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement Wednesday: “Many of us are dismayed by the inequitable treatment of Pierce County in comparison to King County. Last month, Pierce County...

May 5, 2021