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Republican State Rep. Jon Jacobsen accomplished plenty last week legislatively. Jacobsen managed Senate File 173 and House File 313 through the House on Tuesday.

Of note, House File 313 (The Youth Entrepreneurship bill) prohibits cities or counties from adopting or enforcing ordinances, motions, resolutions or amendments imposing any requirement for eligible businesses to obtain a permit or license or to pay a fee. An eligible business is defined as an on-site transactional business traditionally operated by a person under 18. That bill passed 79-12 with just one Republican (Rep. Brian Lohse) voting against it.

But more than that, when Democrat Rep. Bruce Hunter said that President Donald J. Trump must be a defendant in court or behind bars the rest of his life, Jacobsen defended President Trump immediately after.

You can read about Jacobsen’s comments regarding President Trump here. His remarks received applause from some of his House colleagues.

Then, Jacobsen also spoke in honor of conservative radio icon Rush Limbaugh.

You can watch his remarks below.

Previous legislator of the week winners:

LEGISLATOR OF THE WEEK: Rep. Wheeler leads the way on banning 1619 Project, eliminating tenure

LEGISLATOR OF THE WEEK: Rep. Brink burns regent representatives at House Government Oversight committee due to First Amendment infractions at college campuses


Author: Jacob Hall