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Washington State Reps. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, and Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, have released their plan to help kick start Washington's economy when the state does finally reopen for business. Young and Walsh are calling their...

April 29, 2020

Washington State Reps. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, and Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, issued the following joint statement regarding residential construction amid the coronavirus crisis. In their remarks, the lawmakers refer to documents...

April 8, 2020

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

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

With the latest state revenue forecast projecting a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republican budget leaders have introduce a bill to provide $1 billion in tax relief for Washington's working families....

Feb. 25, 2020

Rep. Jesse Young will be hosting four separate town hall meetings throughout the 26th District on Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22. “Keeping promises is important and I've strived to...

Feb. 10, 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

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

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

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