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In his week 7 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses how our caucus is pushing back against policies that would damage our state. Rep. Wilcox says families can't afford the...

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

As week 3 of the 2021 session comes to a close, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the Democrats' costly low-carbon fuel standard proposal and a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim...

Jan. 29, 2021

Concerns over whether public testimony is being heard adequately at virtual committee hearings dominated the weekly media availability with Republican leaders from the House and Senate. Legislators also addressed questions about...

Jan. 26, 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

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox notes the remarkable surge in citizen activism over issues like controversial comprehensive sex education proposed by Democrats. The Yelm Republican also answers host Kirby Wilbur's questions...

March 2, 2020

In his weekly update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses a number of harmful Democratic bills that are still alive this session. He also recaps tonight's debate on the supplemental operating...

Feb. 28, 2020

House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the recent retirement announcement by Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, and what it has been like working with new House Speaker Laurie Jenkins, D-Tacoma. The Yelm...

Feb. 11, 2020

Just hours before the 2019 legislative session adjourned last April, the majority party rushed through a B&O tax increase on more than 85,000 Washington businesses. This week, they rushed through another...

Feb. 8, 2020

As I mentioned in my last email update, House Republicans are fighting hard for you and your family this session. Our focus is on making communities safer, making life more affordable,...

Jan. 31, 2020