Rep. Joel Kretz's News & Media


'I'm sure the gray wolves will seek to placidly coexist with the dogs, cats, horses, sheep, people and other peaceful animals on the island,' says Kretz In response to one Western...

Jan. 29, 2019

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, discusses his bill to create a wolf sanctuary on Bainbridge Island.

Jan. 29, 2019

Rep. Joel Krtez, R-Wauconda, joins Capitol Report to discuss the Governor's budget and tax hikes and gun legislation currently in the legislature.

Jan. 28, 2019

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