Rep. Joel McEntire's Email Updates


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I hope you have had an opportunity to review the 19th District Legislative Session Report sent out by my seatmates, Sen. Jeff Wilson, Rep. Jim Walsh and myself. If you have...

May 14, 2022

The 2022 legislative session adjourned sine die on Thursday, March 10. I expected more bipartisanship and collaboration in my first term. Being mostly virtual the last two years certainly played a...

March 25, 2022

We are almost two-thirds of the way through the 60-day legislative session. Tuesday marked the house of origin cutoff. We have spent part of our time addressing issues created by Democrats in...

Feb. 16, 2022

The gavel banged down on Monday to officially start the 2022 legislative session. Unfortunately, the House of Representatives is operating “virtually” and the legislative session will be very similar to last...

Jan. 12, 2022

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. I, along with all legislators, will be under election-year restrictions from Dec. 1 until Jan. 10, so I will not be able to send...

Nov. 29, 2021

It has been a while since I provided you an update. I spent a number of weeks back east as part of my Marine Corps military training. There are a number...

Oct. 13, 2021

Last Monday, Aug. 9, the governor announced COVID vaccine mandates for most state employees and health care workers or they could lose their jobs if they cannot show proof they have...

Aug. 16, 2021

On Tuesday, May 25 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Sen. Jeff Wilson, Rep. Jim Walsh and I are having a Virtual Town Hall Meeting. We hope you will listen in and participate....

May 24, 2021

My first legislative session was historic, but not for reasons I had hoped. It was the first “virtual” session in history and an operating budget was passed that spends almost $60...

May 11, 2021

We are down to the last week of the legislative session. The big-ticket items are still not finalized. The three state budgets – operating, transportation and capital – police reform bills,...

April 20, 2021