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I hope you are well and safe, and staying positive during this ongoing governor-ordered shutdown. This has been a trying time for our entire state. My prayers are with you and...

Feb. 15, 2021

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, joined a local delegation of Pierce and Kitsap County elected officials, Friday, to send a letter to the Governor asking for a temporary suspension of tolls...

March 28, 2020

We have less than three weeks left in the 2020 legislative session, and things are coming down to the wire. Last week kicked off the first major battle we'll encounter this...

Feb. 27, 2020

Despite overwhelming evidence against its effectiveness, and bipartisan opposition, House Democrats passed a controversial bill on Jan. 29 that would establish a low-carbon fuel standard in Washington state. In every way,...

Feb. 18, 2020

We're already half-way through the 2020 legislative session and we've just passed policy cut-off. That means both legislative branches will soon be debating hundreds of bills from now until session ends...

Feb. 12, 2020

In an effort to ease privacy fears for drivers throughout Washington, Rep. Jesse Young has introduced two bills, along with two constitutional amendments, that would set the bar for legislation regarding...

Jan. 28, 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

Barkis: “We have put solutions on the table that would respect the will of the voters and meet future transportation needs.” Washington House Republicans have unveiled a plan that would implement...

Jan. 15, 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

As the Assistant Ranking Member of the House Transportation Committee, I want to tell you about an important issue we'll be discussing in the House Transportation Committee during the upcoming 2020 legislative session....

Nov. 14, 2019