Rep. Alex Ybarra's News & Media


During House floor debate, Rep. Alex Ybarra (R-Quincy) speaks against the passage of a bill that impairs Washingtonians’ right to bear arms. House Bill 1240 seeks to ban ‘assault weapons,’ defined in...

March 9, 2023

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, shares a legislative update during the final days leading up to house of origin cutoff. The 13th District lawmaker discusses that deadline and the number of bills...

March 8, 2023

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, discusses his opposition to a bill that seeks to create a new $100 fee on all new home purchases, House Bill 1474.

March 6, 2023

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, shares his support for fully funding K-12 special education services across the state. Amendment 153 to House Bill 1436 seeks to increase the current 13.5 percent cap...

March 6, 2023

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, discusses his support of a behavioral health workforce measure (2SHB 1724) during House floor debate. The proposal passed the House with a vote of 95-0, with three...

March 6, 2023

Emiko Kondo, 15, a student at Quincy Middle School, recently served as a legislative page in the state House of Representatives. She was sponsored by 13th District Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy....

March 6, 2023

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, discusses the Clean Energy Transformation Act, the concerns with it, and suggests a better solution. He also gives an update on bills related to the housing crisis....

March 3, 2023

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, expresses frustration that he and Sen. Nikki Torres, R-Pasco, were not invited to the new Latino Caucus despite their shared Latino heritage. He also gives an update...

Feb. 24, 2023

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, shares an update on his bills that made it through policy cutoff, including House Bill 1069, which adopts a mental health counselor compact between states. The 13th...

Feb. 21, 2023

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, discusses workforce shortage issues with TVW, starting with generational retirement, perceptions of work, and what lawmakers can do to help public organizations and private businesses find the...

Feb. 20, 2023