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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

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, joins KELA Radio to discuss the governor's emergency powers, the state of housing, and the 2021 legislative session. The 2nd District representative also explains his opposition...

March 24, 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 Republicans are gearing up for a number of major fights on issues that are critical to most of us in the 2nd District. Over the next several weeks, our members...

Feb. 14, 2020

In his weekly update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox outlines how we're going to be fighting for parental rights, Second Amendment rights, property rights, and victims' rights in the coming weeks.

Feb. 14, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox joins KUOW's Bill Radke to discuss Republican priorities for the 2020 legislative session. Topics include today's floor debate on the Democrats' low-carbon fuel standard proposal and...

Jan. 29, 2020

At the end of the second week of the 2020 session, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses ongoing efforts by the private sector to address the affordable housing crisis, and the...

Jan. 24, 2020

While state lawmakers are facing many issues in the upcoming 2020 legislative session, a problem rapidly growing statewide has captured their attention. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol. SATTGAST: (1:36)...

Jan. 9, 2020

House Republican Leader Rep. J.T. Wilcox talks with Rep. Richard DeBolt, who is hosting “Let's Talk About It” on Centralia's KELA, about the affordable housing crisis in Washington state.

July 11, 2019

Second District Reps. J.T. Wilcox and Andrew Barkis provide an update on the work being done by the Legislature on the issue of affordable housing.

June 19, 2019