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The supplemental operating budget proposal that passed the Washington State House of Representatives on February 28 included $600,000 in additional funding for the South Kitsap School District. The funding would be an additional...

March 10, 2020

This morning, at 2 a.m., the House majority passed the very controversial K-12 sex education bill, despite overwhelming opposition from all corners of the state. House Republicans offered over 130 amendments,...

March 5, 2020

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, gives a passionate speech regarding Senate Bill 6492, which would increase the B&O tax on service businesses, especially medical care facilities that serve Medicare and Medicaid...

Feb. 5, 2020

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

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, testifies in favor of the “Little Toasters Act” during a public hearing in the House Education Committee. He is the prime sponsor on this legislation to...

Jan. 15, 2018

During a public hearing held in the House Education Committee, Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, provided compelling testimony to his bill “The Little Toasters Act.” Everyone who testified in the hearing...

Jan. 15, 2018

We have reached the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session. Our focus has shifted from committee work to House floor action and passing the bills that are most important to...

March 8, 2017

Rep. Jesse Young supports students' desire to grown and learn without focusing on standardize testing in schools

Jan. 25, 2016

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, was named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by the Great Northwest Chapter of Washington Area Vocational Administrators (WAVA) – a professional association of career and technical education...

Oct. 20, 2015