Rep. Joel Kretz's News & Media

The Washington State House Republicans selected their leadership team ahead of the 2019 legislative session.

Nov. 26, 2018

Read my 2018 Session In Review by clicking on the image below.

May 11, 2018

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wacounda, discusses one of the worst bills he has ever seen, Senate Bill 6199, which unionizes the wages of home health care workers, how Services Employees International Union...

March 2, 2018

Rep. Joel Kretz, R – Wauconda, discusses the current increase in tax revenue, the reasons for the increase and the ways to give back to Washington tax payers in order to...

Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wacounda, discusses wolf legislation, how junk science regarding the marbled murrelet will decimate the timber industry, and 640 million reasons why not to raise taxes.

Feb. 16, 2018

'It's something positive we can look to and build upon,' says Kretz Under legislation passed today in the state House of Representatives, wolf relocation, a component of the state wolf conservation...

Feb. 13, 2018

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, talks about the progress his wolf translocation bill has made this year in the House and how constituents can participate in demanding legislators take action on the...

Feb. 9, 2018

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, discusses his legislation proposing the translocation of wolves and touches on other agricultural issues facing the state in his appearance on the Washington Ag Network.

Feb. 7, 2018

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, talks about his recent telephone town hall. Kretz also touches on his wolf translocation bill and the impact of the McCleary decision.

Feb. 2, 2018

Deputy House Republican Leader Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, answers questions about Gov. Jay Inslee's agenda and assesses the chances of Inslee's carbon tax and other Democratic legislation passing with Democrats holding slim...

Jan. 30, 2018