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Republican lawmakers told reporters that agreement between three of the Legislature’s caucuses over badly needed updates to drug possession laws is being threatened by House Democrats, who have stripped a Senate...

April 11, 2023

Late on the night of April 10, 2023, the Washington State House of Representatives debated and voted on Senate Bill 5352 — legislation relating to vehicular pursuit policies for police officers....

April 11, 2023

The state operating, transportation and capital budgets; the possibility of new tax increases; an update on important public safety bills; and bad Senate bills – including Senate Bill 5082 (abolishing advisory...

April 7, 2023

In his week 13 legislative session review, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the public safety legislation that will define the 2023 legislative session – vehicular pursuits (Senate Bill 5352) and...

April 7, 2023

Bipartisan housing legislation that passed out of the House is being significantly altered or abandoned in the Senate in the final weeks of the 2023 legislative session, Republican legislative leaders told...

April 4, 2023

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox opposes the House Democrats’ 2023-25 operating budget (Senate Bill 5187) in a floor speech. He also outlines House Republican budget priorities, including K-12 education, public safety,...

April 3, 2023

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox joins Jason Rantz of KTTH Radio to provide an update on the 2023 legislative session. They discuss the operating budget, taxes, housing, public safety, and what...

April 3, 2023

House operating, transportation and capital budget proposals; House Republican opposition to an increase in real estate excise taxes (REET); and an update on two major public safety measures – Senate Bill...

March 31, 2023

In his week 12 legislative session review, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses budgets, taxes and housing – including why increasing real estate excise taxes (REET) is a bad idea. He...

March 31, 2023

Republican leaders praised what they called a fiscally responsible and bipartisan proposed Senate operating budget that funds public safety and education priorities. In contrast, they said a proposal from House Democrats...

March 28, 2023