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“For nearly twelve months, businesses and trade organizations have sacrificed, complied and provided Governor Inslee and his staff with input on how we can safely reopen our economy. And the costs...

Feb. 26, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement in response to the  Washington Supreme Court ruling on February 25 that strikes down the state's felony drug possession law. “House Republicans...

Feb. 26, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement on the passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 8402 today: “My ten years in the Legislature have taught me the importance of the...

Jan. 15, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun released the following statement today in response to Gov. Jay Inslee's “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery.” “As Washingtonians are forced to comply...

Jan. 5, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun released the following statements today in response to Gov. Jay Inslee's one-week extension of statewide restrictions: House Republican Leader J.T....

Dec. 30, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun released the following statement Monday. “We have recently seen shocking evidence of a threat to a Washington state election official – including a...

Dec. 14, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun released the following statement in response to the governor's extension of COVID-19 restrictions. “Public health is our top concern, including the mental health of...

Dec. 8, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, issued the following statement Friday: “There are still more questions than answers after Governor Inslee's announcement that he is extending his stay-home order to May...

May 1, 2020

Wilcox: “We are looking forward to working with the governor and majority party to produce the best possible results for both our public health and our economic crisis.” Republicans in the...

April 17, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane), Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins (D-Tacoma), Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) and House Minority Leader JT Wilcox (R-Yelm) released the following statement in...

March 23, 2020