Rep. Jim Walsh's Email Updates


Dear Friends and Neighbors, As legislators look down the barrel of a potential third special session, budget talks in Olympia continue. Lawmakers are seeking agreement on the K-12 education funding issue....

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Sine Die is Latin for “without a day.” It’s when the legislative body adjourns without scheduling a day to reassemble. However in recent years, the Olympia definition...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Our founding fathers were clearly financially savvy. After all, they’re literally on our money. Most of us meet with George ($1) and Abe ($5) every day, and...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The state’s main operating budget will be center stage in the legislative agenda for the next few weeks. This week, House Democrats rolled out their proposal, including...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I’d like to invite you to join me tonight for a telephone town hall meeting from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. This is an opportunity for you...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We’re past the halfway point of the scheduled 105-day legislative session. March 8, was the final date for bills to pass out of the chamber in which...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, It’s been a busy few weeks at the Capital. We are now past the fiscal committee cutoff date. This means bills with fiscal impacts must be passed...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We have reached House policy committee cut-off week. Friday, Feb. 17, is the final day for House committees to consider bills introduced in the House. As a...

Thank you for participating in my recent legislative survey. Your feedback helps me identify and focus on the issues that matter to you. If you did not get a chance to...

As a member of the Washington State House of Representatives, I send occasional email updates designed to keep you informed about the issues being debated in the Legislature that may impact...