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The dust is settling on the 2021 session. The final gavel on Sunday, April 25, concluded one of the most challenging sessions in state history. Before I share highlights on the...

May 6, 2021

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, shares his perspective on some of the public policy bills debated and decided during the 2021 session. Ybarra also discusses his perspective on the budget and tax...

May 4, 2021

With just three days left in the 2021 legislative session, 13th District legislators gave their approval to a new two-year spending plan for capital projects around the state. Sen. Judy Warnick...

April 27, 2021

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, discusses counties being moved back to phase-2, the need to reform the governor's emergency powers, and not supporting new taxes. Wash. House Republicans · 04-16-21 – RADIO:...

April 16, 2021

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, joins KIT Radio to discuss unfair treatment of domestic farmworkers, the necessity to have tax breaks for H2A housing projects, and his concerns over the exclusion of...

April 13, 2021

Current Washington law provides a sales tax exemption for the construction of structures used solely as agricultural housing. Senate Bill 5396 would lower the threshold to 50% for agricultural housing, but...

April 11, 2021

The 2021 virtual session is quickly coming to a close. With only three weeks left, we’re spending long days, late evenings, and most weekends on the House floor debating and voting...

April 10, 2021

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, discusses his efforts to block vaccination passports from becoming a reality and his opposition to the house democrats operating budget.

April 9, 2021

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincey, discusses the recent passage of House Democrats' 2021-23 operating, transportation, and capital budgets.

April 9, 2021

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, discusses the governor’s declaration on education, opposing new taxes, and how we can support the mental health of our students.

March 19, 2021