News Releases

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, and Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, have authored a letter to Governor Jay Inslee, the members of Washington’s congressional delegation, Senate Majority Leader Andy...

Aug. 16, 2021

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced on Monday that most state workers in Washington, as well as private health care and long-term care employees, will be required to show proof of a COVID-19...

Aug. 12, 2021

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee recently announced that most state workers in Washington, as well as private health care and long-term care employees, will be required to show proof of a COVID-19...

Aug. 12, 2021

Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, issued the following statement in response to continued Democrat insistence in the press that law enforcement and legislators...

Aug. 11, 2021

Several members of the Washington State House Republican Caucus, led by their health care leader, Rep. Joe Schmick, sent Gov. Jay Inslee a letter today asking him to reconsider his mandate...

Aug. 10, 2021

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced today that most state workers in Washington, as well as private health care and long-term care employees, will be required to show proof of a...

Aug. 9, 2021

At a news conference today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a new vaccine mandate for most state employees, private health care and long-term care workers. House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate...

Aug. 9, 2021

The Washington Association of Agricultural Educators has named Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, “2021 Legislator of the Year” by local agricultural educators. Abbarno was presented the award Tuesday by Molly Majors, an...

Aug. 4, 2021

Twenty-Fifth District lawmakers Sen. Chris Gildon and Reps. Kelly Chambers and Cyndy Jacobsen, all R-Puyallup, issued the following statement Thursday: “Due to the Democrats’ new police reform laws, we continue to...

July 29, 2021

During a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee recommended fully-vaccinated people should consider wearing masks in public indoor spaces. He added masks will also be required for all K-12 students and...

July 28, 2021