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Under legislation sponsored by Rep. Joel Kretz and signed into law today by Gov. Jay Inslee, much of the groundwork for the state’s next wildfire suppression response will be laid months in...

‘Mel leaves behind a legacy of helping the lives of his people with compassion and integrity,’ says Kretz The Washington State House of Representatives recently passed a resolution honoring longtime tribal...

‘We need to identify and manage these critical areas now so they give us the best chance of stopping wildfires in the future,’ says Kretz   The Washington State House of...

‘There was a time for much of my childhood where being indoors meant you were either sleeping or in trouble, and I didn’t care for neither,’ says Kretz   Raising horses...

Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy, and Reps. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, and Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, will host a telephone town hall meeting for their 7th District constituents on Thursday, Feb. 23. The community...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Nov. 28, 2016  CONTACT: Brendon Wold, Deputy Communications Director – (360) 786-7698 Washington State House Republicans select Rep. Dan Kristiansen as leader Legislators choose leadership team, look forward...

Rep. Kretz's bill on forest resiliency burning was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee and marks progress in efforts of reducing catastrophic wildfires

Rep. Joel Kretz's receives unanimous vote on bill for fire resiliency burning

Rep. Joel Kretz's bill on extending limited law enforcement authority for park rangers has been approved by the House

Rep. Joel Kretz expresses concerns about the process behind the proposed reintroduction of salmon and the impact it could potentially have on the 7th district