Rep. Alex Ybarra's Email Updates


The state Legislature convened for the 60-day remote session on Monday, Jan. 10. For the House of Representatives, at least for the first few weeks of session, that means another fully...

Jan. 11, 2022

As many of you know, the Almira community suffered a devastating loss in early October when a fire ripped through the Almira Elementary School and Middle School. The U-shaped building, with...

Nov. 18, 2021

In my end-of-session wrap-up, I shared that interim activities — the meetings and events that happen when lawmakers are not in session — would be my priority for the next few...

Aug. 27, 2021

A 13th District end-of-session legislative review from Sen. Judy Warnick, Rep. Tom Dent, and Rep. Alex Ybarra.

June 1, 2021

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

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

Together with my seatmates, Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, and Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, we're inviting citizens from the 13th District to join us for a one-hour virtual town hall...

March 24, 2021

The past couple weeks have included long days and late evenings debating and voting on bills on the House floor. That’s because we recently passed another deadline in the 2021 legislative...

March 18, 2021

We are entering the second month of the 2021 session. This week we passed an important milestone on the legislative calendar: policy cutoff. Any policy bills not approved and passed out...

Feb. 17, 2021

The 2021 virtual session is like no other before it. While meeting remotely presents problems for both lawmakers and the people they represent, it does not mean you can't be involved....

Jan. 17, 2021