Rep. Joel Kretz's News & Media


Reps. Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda) and Jacquelin Maycumber (R-Republic) talk with KPQ Radio about their new 7th Legislative District which is now the largest district in the state. They discuss legislative priorities,...

Jan. 20, 2023

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, talks about being in-person and his priorities for the 2023 legislative session, including education, public safety, and increasing internet access to rural communities. Wash. House Republicans ·...

Jan. 20, 2023

With his black cowboy hat, cowboy boots, and bolo tie, Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, strides through the marbled halls of Olympia looking more like a character from the hit TV series...

Jan. 11, 2023

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, states his opposition to Senate Bill 5078, which would place a limit of 10 rounds for all firearms magazines purchased, manufactured, or transferred in Washington state.

March 4, 2022

Representatives from the 7th Legislative District voted against legislation tonight that would place a limit of 10 rounds for all firearms magazines purchased, manufactured, or transferred in Washington state. The so-called...

March 4, 2022

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, discusses fixing bad legislation which the Democrats passed in 2021, tax relief, and emergency powers. Wash. House Republicans · 03-04-22 – RADIO: Capitol Report with Rep. Joel...

March 4, 2022

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, discusses the impact of reinstating the protective status of wolves and legislation he opposes which will prevent counties from using dogs to hunt cougars, black bear and...

Feb. 25, 2022

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, discusses the House Republicans fight against bad legislation and a public safety issue he is working on. Wash. House Republicans · 02-18-22 – RADIO: Capitol Report with...

Feb. 18, 2022

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Waconda, discusses an environmental bill that will negatively affect land owners and could devastate the Ag community. Wash. House Republicans · 01-28-22 – RADIO: Capitol Report with Rep....

Jan. 28, 2022

Legislation introduced in Olympia at the request of Gov. Jay Inslee poses an enormous threat to those involved in agriculture, says Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda. House Bill 1838 received a public...

Jan. 27, 2022