Rep. Jim Walsh's Email Updates


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. For weeks now, negotiators...

June 14, 2017

The House will vote soon on House Bill 1570, the Washington housing opportunities act. I've authored an amendment that would eliminate the current prioritization of low barrier homeless shelters over other...

April 19, 2017

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 a bit less frequently...

April 11, 2017

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 their "revenue package." That's...

March 29, 2017

This is an opportunity for you to receive an update of the latest issues before the Legislature. You are encouraged to ask questions about your concerns and interests regarding legislation and...

March 20, 2017

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 they originated. After several...

March 15, 2017

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 out of their respective...

March 1, 2017

This email update is the second in a series focused on the results of my recent legislative survey. Seven out of ten people who participated in the survey are opposed to...

Feb. 15, 2017

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...

Jan. 31, 2017

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...

Jan. 19, 2017