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Rep. Jesse Young shares his thoughts and insight from this most recent legislative session, including updates on public safety, the operating and transportation budgets, and much more in his post-session newsletter.

May 11, 2022

 Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, chats with Tim Gaydos regarding a letter he and Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, sent to Gov. Jay Inslee demanding he repeal a Department of Labor &...

March 1, 2022

Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor and Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, sent a letter to the governor yesterday demanding an immediate repeal of the Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) rulemaking order, WSR-22-05-097...

Feb. 23, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, and Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, have, once again, sent a formal challenge letter to the governor over an emergency rule the Washington Department of Labor and...

Feb. 23, 2022

A bill that would make it a crime to interfere with firefighters and emergency workers while in the line of duty has taken the first step to becoming law. House Bill...

Jan. 27, 2022

The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) filed an Emergency Rulemaking package last week with the Office of the Code Reviser (OCR). This package, which is an update and expansion...

Oct. 25, 2021

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, talks with KELA's Peter Abbarno about homelessness, his young life growing up in poverty and how he overcame it, the struggles of intergenerational poverty and how...

Oct. 14, 2021

The governor signed two bills sponsored by Rep. Jesse Young Monday, which will have a positive impact on Washington's overall health care efforts. The first bill will provide more health care...

April 26, 2021

Two pieces of legislation from Rep. Jesse Young are headed to the governor's desk after they both passed out of the Senate, Saturday. House Bill 1314 – providing more health care...

April 13, 2021

Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, explains why he co-sponsored a bill that restores a felon's right to vote after time served in prison, regardless of whether the convicted criminal's legal financial...

April 12, 2021