Rep. J.T. Wilcox's News & Media


In a radio appearance with Ed Dawson and Robb Francis on KONA Radio, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox explains how his caucus will attempt to force a vote on House Bill 1557 through...

April 14, 2021

During Wednesday's Republican media availability, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox told reporters we will attempt to force a vote on Rep. Drew MacEwen's emergency powers reform bill during floor action. Wilcox...

April 14, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox announced to the media a Republican plan to offer a special motion allowing the House to consider a bill requiring more legislative oversight in emergency powers...

April 14, 2021

Legislative Republican leaders released the following statement after learning that three counties will be forced to move backward to Phase 2 in the governor's reopening plan. Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia, and...

April 12, 2021

In his week 13 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses public safety legislation and the 2021-23 operating budget. Wilcox says “there's no excuse” for tax increases this session.

April 9, 2021

House and Senate Republicans discussed a bipartisan effort to increase legislative involvement in gubernatorial emergency powers and answered reporters' questions about police reform legislation making its way through both chambers of...

April 7, 2021

In his week 12 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox explains why the Democrats' proposals to impose an income tax on capital gains and a transportation tax package are misguided and...

April 2, 2021

House and Senate Republicans answered questions about operating and transportation budgets proposed by Democrats and shared their concerns about restrictions slowing the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations. Legislators also discussed Washington's ongoing...

March 31, 2021

In his week 11 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox highlights the bills our members have introduced to address the state Supreme Court's drug possession ruling. He also discusses the importance...

March 26, 2021

Republican legislative leaders released the following remarks in response to Gov. Jay Inslee's order that the recently revised three-foot social-distancing guideline from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) would be made...

March 25, 2021