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


With a 97-0 vote on Monday, the state House approved a bill sponsored by Rep. J.T. Wilcox that aims to study the impacts of avian predation on the health of salmon...

Feb. 13, 2024

Failure by the state’s Fish and Wildlife Commission to fulfill its mandate to maximize fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation is behind a bill that would eliminate the commission altogether. Nic Scott...

Feb. 9, 2024

State Representative J.T. Wilcox is formally requesting that the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee hold a public hearing on a bill he has sponsored that would eliminate the state Fish...

Feb. 7, 2024

At the end of the fourth week of the 2024 legislative session, 2nd District Rep. J.T. Wilcox weighs in on the six initiatives that will be on the ballot in November...

Feb. 2, 2024

At the end of the second week of the 2024 legislative session, 2nd District Rep. J.T. Wilcox shares his support for Initiative 2117, which would repeal the carbon tax. He also...

Jan. 19, 2024

Second District Rep. J.T. Wilcox has introduced a comprehensive five-bill package designed to bolster the state’s efforts to restore its iconic salmon and steelhead populations and ensure the livelihoods of fishers....

Jan. 16, 2024

At the end of the first week of the 2024 legislative session, 2nd District Rep. J.T. Wilcox takes some time to reflect on what he’s looking forward to this session, some...

Jan. 12, 2024

On Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2nd District Rep. J.T. Wilcox spoke about the life and legacy of Billy Frank Jr. at an unveiling ceremony for a maquette of his statue. The statue...

Jan. 11, 2024

Efforts to strengthen our state’s salmon resource continues to be a priority for Republican Representative J.T. Wilcox of Yelm. Nic Scott reports. Wash. House Republicans · 01-03-24 – RADIO REPORT: Wilcox...

Jan. 4, 2024

(Note: This op-ed appeared in The News Tribune on November 22, 2023. You can also read it here.) When I considered seeking public office in 2009, my dad said to me:...

Nov. 22, 2023