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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

Barkis: “We have put solutions on the table that would respect the will of the voters and meet future transportation needs.” Washington House Republicans have unveiled a plan that would implement...

Jan. 15, 2020

“House Republican Leadership has suspended Representative Matt Shea from the caucus and removed him from his ranking position on the House Environment and Energy Committee. He will also be removed from...

Dec. 19, 2019

Background: The Legislature passed the state's two-year transportation budget, House Bill 1160, near the end of the 2019 legislative session. Six single-sentence provisions relating to public transportation grants were stricken by...

Aug. 29, 2019