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An open letter to the people of Washington- These past few weeks have been difficult and emotional for people across our state. Our strength is being tested as we face the...

March 26, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane), Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma), Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) and House Minority Leader JT Wilcox (R-Yelm) released the following statement in...

March 23, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the state's response to coronavirus (COVID-19), including measures to protect public health and help the economy. He also emphasizes the importance of everyone working together...

March 19, 2020

The coronavirus issue dominated the end of the 2020 legislative session and has escalated since lawmakers left Olympia on March 12th. Leaders from both parties are working together on plans to...

March 18, 2020

In his final weekly review of the 2020 session, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox says every Washingtonian has a role to play in supporting one another and working to stop the...

March 13, 2020

The 66th Washington Legislature adjourned the 2020 session Thursday night after passing supplemental operating, transportation and capital budgets. But the final moments were partially subdued, as legislative employees and the public...

March 12, 2020

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

We reached an important session deadline last week, House of Origin cutoff. Unless deemed necessary to implement the budget, all bills that did not advance out of the chamber in which...

March 20, 2019

In his weekly video update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses upcoming floor action and highlights House Republican members who are working hard to move the needle on a number of...

March 1, 2019

In my most recent video update, recorded this past Friday, I ended my remarks by urging viewers to get involved in the legislative process. However, I realize that can be a...

Feb. 27, 2019