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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. 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-Wauconda, talks to TVW with Rep. Mike Chapman (D-Port Angeles) about the establishment of a fully voluntary, regionally focused proposal aimed at improving fish recovery in critical riparian...

Feb. 16, 2023

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, testifies in support of enhancing the salaries of fish and wildlife commissioners in order to get more and better representation on the commission. Kretz’s legislation, House Bill...

Feb. 10, 2023

Rep. Joel Kretz testifies in the House Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee on HB 1658, his bipartisan wolf management legislation. He notes that 22 of the confirmed 33 wolf packs live...

Feb. 8, 2023

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

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

Rep. Joel Kretz gives a passionate plea for balance in dealing with Washington’s wolves.

April 27, 2019

TVW’s Legislative Review for April 2, 2019 takes a close look at a wolf bill by Rep. Joel Kretz to review the listing status of wolves in Washington state as well...

April 5, 2019

Rep. Joel Kretz speaks on the House floor in favor of his Amendment 453 to the 2019-21 House transportation budget. The amendment, which was adopted, would provide $60,000 for the installation...

March 29, 2019