Rep. Joel Kretz's News & Media


A Republican lawmaker’s bill has received House support to bring more financial support to sparsely populated Washington counties needing improved high-speed internet services. Nic Scott reports. Wash. House Republicans · 02-12-24...

Feb. 12, 2024

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, delivers a floor speech in favor of his House Bill 1835. The legislation would: House Bill 1835 passed on a 94-3 vote on February 9, 2024. Learn...

Feb. 9, 2024

Rep. Jacqueline Maycumber, R-Republic, and Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda discuss Republican objections to Democratic legislation to increase property taxes and ban new natural gas connections. The lawmakers also discuss Democrats’ refusal...

Feb. 2, 2024

Representative Jacqueline Maycumber, R-Republic, and Representative Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, talk with Jeff Conwell on KOZI Radio, about the Democrats’ refusal to hear from citizens on the initiatives to the Legislature, and...

Feb. 2, 2024

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wacounda, discusses two of his prime-sponsored bills. House Bill 2424 instructs the Department of Fish and Wildlife to follow the leadership of the Colville tribes when protecting livestock...

Feb. 2, 2024

On January 19, the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously adopted House Resolution 4659, which recognizes the plight of victims of stalking. The measure was sponsored by Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda....

Jan. 30, 2024

Rep. Joel Kretz testifies in favor of two bills relating to wolf management in a public hearing in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on January 26, 2024. The entire...

Jan. 26, 2024

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wacounda, joins Capitol Report to discuss House bills 2423 and 2424, allowing farmers to defend against wolves. Wash. House Republicans · 01-26-24 – RADIO: Capitol Report with Rep...

Jan. 26, 2024

A Republican lawmaker is strongly criticizing the governor’s latest proposal on further protecting predatory gray wolves that attack livestock. Nic Scott reports. Wash. House Republicans · 01-22-24 – RADIO REPORT: Kretz...

Jan. 22, 2024

The State House of Representatives has adopted a resolution recognizing January as National Stalking Awareness Month. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans · 01-19-24 – RADIO REPORT: Kretz' resolution spotlights stalking...

Jan. 19, 2024