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Second District Reps. J.T. Wilcox and Andrew Barkis will host a virtual town hall meeting this Thursday, March 17, from 6-7:30 p.m. During the 90-minute event, the lawmakers will provide a...

March 14, 2022

Senate Republican Leader John Braun and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement today: “The legislative and congressional district maps unanimously approved by the Redistricting Commission should be defended...

March 14, 2022

The Legislature's Republican leaders say the just-completed 2022 session fell short on addressing concerns they and other Republican lawmakers have been hearing from people across Washington. House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox,...

March 11, 2022

Senate Republican Leader John Braun of Centralia and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox of Yelm offered this reaction to the majority Democrats' passage of a fee-heavy transportation package (Senate Bill 5974...

March 10, 2022

Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, shared the following reaction to the announcement from Oregon Gov. Kate Brown that she is rescinding her vaccine...

March 4, 2022

Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, released the following comments upon hearing that Gov. Jay Inslee will announce that Washington's statewide mask mandate will...

Feb. 28, 2022

Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, expressed their deep disappointment in the Senate and House 2021-23 supplemental budgets after they were released Monday. “We're...

Feb. 22, 2022

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, Senate Republican Leader John Braun, Rep. Andrew Barkis, and Sen. Curtis King sent the following letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins,...

Feb. 22, 2022

Legislative Republican leaders had the following to say after Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that the statewide indoor mask mandate and the mask mandate for students in grades K-12 will end...

Feb. 17, 2022

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement after the passage of House Bill 2037 (Modifying the standard for use of force by peace officers) today. “While this is a...

Feb. 12, 2022