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“For nearly twelve months, businesses and trade organizations have sacrificed, complied and provided Governor Inslee and his staff with input on how we can safely reopen our economy. And the costs...

Feb. 26, 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

Leaders from the Senate and House Republican caucuses joined media to discuss a proposed office of cybersecurity requested by Gov. Jay Inslee after the personal information of 1.4 million state residents...

Feb. 9, 2021

In his week 4 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses recent floor action on COVID relief legislation, the failures at the Employment Security Department, and the need for oversight hearings...

Feb. 5, 2021

Rep. Matt Boehnke, a cybersecurity expert, joined today's media availability to discuss the recent security breach involving the Washington State Auditor's Office. Legislators also weighed in on the $2.2 billion COVID-19...

Feb. 2, 2021

The state House approved a COVID-relief bill Monday night, with most Republicans reluctantly voting no, saying it doesn't go far enough to provide real relief to struggling businesses and families. John...

Feb. 2, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox previews tonight's floor debate on the Democrats' COVID-19 relief package for the state. Wilcox says House Bill 1368 does too little to help Washington families and...

Feb. 1, 2021

At the end of the second week of the 2021 legislative session, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the work ahead to safely reopen our state, rebuild our economy, and provide...

Jan. 22, 2021

Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, joins Richard DeBolt and co-host Chad Taylor on KELA to share details of the House Republican REAL Recovery for Washington Act. Wilcox also discusses how his caucus...

Jan. 20, 2021

During a virtual news conference, House and Senate Republican leaders discussed efforts to provide pandemic relief, reopening K-12 schools, rebuilding the economy, the governor's vaccination schedule and moving teachers and K-12...

Jan. 19, 2021