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Breaking News – Judge Puts I-976 On Hold The latest political shoe has dropped and despite voters' wishes, the fate of the $30 car-tab initiative is now up in the air....

Nov. 27, 2019

In this video update, Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, provides an in-depth look into the massive tax proposals the majority party have introduced in the last days and hours of the...

April 26, 2019

On April 19, the House Finance Committee heard several bills that would increase taxes in Washington state by $4.5 billion. Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, offered several amendments to ease the...

April 24, 2019

We've turned the corner of the final stretch in the 105-day regular session. This is the stretch where our efforts focus on passing balanced and sustainable operating, capital and transportation budgets...

April 3, 2019

Where'd the transparency in the process go? It seems this is a common question in the Legislature over many issues the last several sessions. In this video update, Rep. Jesse Young,...

April 1, 2019

During the House floor debate on the 2019-21 operating budget, Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, speaks in support of his amendment to the budget to create a school supply sales tax...

April 1, 2019

During the House floor debate on the 2019-21 operating budget, Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, speaks in support of his amendment to create a private-public partnerships that lead to apprenticeship programs...

April 1, 2019

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, has been appointed by House Republican leadership to serve on the House Finance Committee.  An official letter of appointment from the state Speaker of the House...

April 18, 2018

Over the years, I've made a number of promises to you as I've sought your trust for service within the state House of Representatives.  Of these promises, one of the most...

Feb. 28, 2018

One of the many things I consider serendipitous to my job as your State Representative is the opportunity to engage our local communities and partner with people and programs positively influencing...

Feb. 2, 2018