Rep. Joel Kretz's News & Media


Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, testifies before the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on the establishment of a fully voluntary, regionally focused grant program aimed at improving fish recovery in critical...

Feb. 8, 2023

Bipartisan legislation in the state House of Representatives to improve salmon recovery and riparian habitat is scheduled for a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the House...

Feb. 6, 2023

Legislators from the 7th Legislative District are inviting constituents to participate in a telephone town hall on Monday, Feb. 13 from 6-7 p.m. to discuss the ongoing 2023 legislative session. Sen....

Feb. 3, 2023

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, talks about opposing legislation proposed by the governor placing regulations on rural land-owners to protect riparian habitat. He supports a bill that would not impose regulations while...

Feb. 3, 2023

Reps. Joel Kretz and Jacquelin Maycumber speak with Jeff Conwell from KOZI radio about several bills they are working on. Topics include wolves, rural internet, auto theft, drug abuse, crime, law...

Feb. 3, 2023

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, speaks with KVI’s John Carlson about a bill he sponsored in a previous session that was dubbed “The Spandex Tax” by some. The bill would have added...

Feb. 1, 2023

A Northeast Washington lawmaker is hoping to make some changes in state law that would give relief to individuals and communities impacted by wolf repopulation efforts. John Sattgast reports from Olympia....

Feb. 1, 2023

‘If you look at the density of wolves in Northeast Washington compared to the rest of the state, you can see we have enough wolves in just a few counties to...

Feb. 1, 2023

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, talks about a proposal to improve the Fish and Wildlife Commission by giving the members of the committee a salary. Wash. House Republicans · 01-27-23 – RADIO:...

Jan. 27, 2023

Reps. Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda) and Jacquelin Maycumber (R-Republic) talk with KOZI Radio about their legislative priorities. Maycumber talks about her education apprenticeship bill and her legislation to recriminalize drugs. Kretz discusses...

Jan. 20, 2023