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Joel Kretz

Republican — Representative — District 7
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Joel Kretz represents House District 7 in the Washington House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 278 bills.

2004 42411.74
2006 30225.0
2008 47254.16
2010 112699.0
2012 99859.79

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.



News and Blog Coverage

WALeg Day 18: DNR response to Central WA fires blasted

OLYMPIA – Government agencies failed to react fast enough to smaller fires that grew last July into the largest wildfire in state history, Central Washington residents told legislators Thursday. While Department of Natural Resources supervisors defended their efforts to battle the Carlton Complex in hot, dry, windy conditions, Okanogan County ...

01-26-15: Capitol Report with Rep. Joel Kretz

Jan. 26, 2015 Capitol Report with Rep. Joel Kretz Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, talks about the state budget and his opinion of the governor’s proposed carbon tax against “big polluters.” MP3 File Find more audio content on our Web site . # # # Washington State House Republican Communications www.houserepublicans.wa.gov ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HB 1540

    Concerning tribal timber harvest excise tax agreements.

  • HB 1559

    Concerning higher education programs at Washington State University and the University of Washington.

  • HB 1509

    Giving priority selection to forest fire suppression resource contractors that are located geographically close to fire suppression activities.

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  • HB 1508

    Providing permissive authority for counties to assume authority over local forest fire management.

  • HB 1471

    Mitigating barriers to patient access to care resulting from health insurance contracting practices.

  • HB 1434

    Regarding forage fish spawning habitat.

Recent Votes

SB 6283

Final Passage as Amended by the House

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9697.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 11.0
SB 6387

Final Passage as Amended by the House

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9394.0
•••No: 44.0
•••Other: 11.0
SB 5875

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 7475.0
•••No: 2222.0
•••Other: 22.0
SB 5318

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9697.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 22.0
SB 5691

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9798.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 11.0
SB 5981

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9293.0
•••No: 55.0
•••Other: 11.0
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