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Come see the most awesomest, bestest, super amazing, coolest, most supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, best state representative ever, this weekend. Seriously, why wouldn't you? Rep. Young is always candid and never scripted. All kidding...

Feb. 18, 2020

Welcome to the 2020 legislative session. I'm excited to be back in state capital working hard for the people of the 26th District. A lot has happened in Washington since we...

Jan. 21, 2020

Elected service calls for a principled courage that rises above personal and political differences. Citizens choose their representatives for varying reasons, but foundational to their choice is the expectation that...

Jan. 3, 2020

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

A recent public records request to the Washington State Patrol asking for the names and addresses of citizens who voluntarily turned in their bump stocks as part of the state's buy-back...

April 25, 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