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Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, joins KUOW to discuss his bill, HB 1614, which would requires zipper merge education and testing.

Feb. 25, 2019

A bill introduced by Rep. Jesse Young would educate drivers on the proper methods of zipper merging and the effects it has on easing backup during key traffic periods on Washington...

Feb. 21, 2019

Rep. Jesse Young. R-Gig Harbor, continues the forward movement of success on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge with legislation that will further forestall toll rate increases until 2022, while also setting up...

March 8, 2018

The 2017 legislative session has concluded. We've started a 30-day special session to continue the work on the budget. I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of the victories...

April 28, 2017

During recent House floor debate on HB 2201, Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, stood up for tax relief against Sound Transit 3 (ST3). “The ST3 car tab increase is hurting us all,”...

April 13, 2017

Rep. Jesse Young gains bi-partisan support in the supplemental transportation budget to stop an increase of tolls on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Feb. 26, 2016

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, is continuing to fight off increased tolls on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge with a series of legislative proposals, some of which are being negotiated as part...

May 21, 2015

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, today voted against legislation to raise the gas tax by 11.7 cents per gallon, saying there aren't enough reforms to protect taxpayers. The vote occurred in...

April 15, 2015