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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 two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 310 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

03-23-2015: Capitol Report with Rep. Joel Kretz

March 23, 2015 Capitol Report with Rep. Joel Kretz Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, discusses his expectations of the proposed operating budget that will be presented by House Democrats, whether it will contain tax increases, and if the Legislature can finish its work on time by April 26. MP3 File Find ...

House approves Kretz’ bills to address wolves, wildfires (audio)

RADIO BROADCAST FEED TRANSCRIPT March 11, 2015 CONTACT: John Sattgast, Broadcast Coordinator - (360) 786-7257 / Studio - (360) 786-5046 House approves Kretz’ bills to address wolves, wildfires Legislator: Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda Date Recorded: March 11, 2015 Run Time: 93 seconds Download online voicer: http://www.hipcast.com/podcast/HJ462BXb SUGGESTED LEAD: The House ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HB 2190

    Authorizing the electronic submission of vessel reports of sale.

  • HCR 4403

    Honoring the recipients of the state Medal of Merit and Medal of Valor.

  • HB 2164

    Recognizing the constitutional right to bear arms and revising background check requirements for firearms transfers only between and among persons who are not otherwise disqualified from legally possessing a firearm.

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  • HB 2152

    Extending the business and occupation tax exemption for amounts received as credits against contracts with or funds provided by the Bonneville power administration.

  • HB 2139

    Modifying presidential primary provisions.

  • HB 2126

    Initiating the adaptive management program within the forests and fish law to ensure that no proposed timber harvest is negatively affected solely due to its proximity to a stream that is not a fish bearing stream.

Recent Votes

HB 1919

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 8990.0
•••No: 99.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 2046

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 98100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 2055

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9798.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1940

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 6970.0
•••No: 2929.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1977

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 5859.0
•••No: 4040.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1646

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5556.0
•••No: 4343.0
•••Other: 00.0
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