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


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

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

House Republicans shared details about their package of legislation addressing a recent state Supreme Court decision legalizing the possession of drugs at a virtual press availability for House and Senate Republicans....

March 23, 2021

In his week 10 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox explains why the latest state revenue forecast should end any talk of new tax increases this legislative session. He also discusses...

March 19, 2021

The state Legislature's top Republican leaders today said a gubernatorial endorsement of 3-foot spacing for classrooms would help Washington schools comply with Gov. Jay Inslee's March 15 emergency proclamation calling for...

March 18, 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

In his week 9 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses public safety, gun control, and taxes. He also provides his thoughts on Gov. Inslee moving our state to Phase 3...

March 12, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement regarding Gov. Jay Inslee's announcement of an emergency proclamation relating to K-12 education: “While I wish the governor had done this earlier...

March 12, 2021