Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


Ghost bills would no longer haunt the state Capitol under legislation proposed by an Aberdeen lawmaker. Kelley Payne reports from Olympia.

Dec. 4, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells KTTH's Jason Rantz why he wants an immediate special session. The 19th District lawmaker says voters are angry and wondering why they bothered voting on I-976,...

Dec. 4, 2019

A state lawmaker is calling for the Legislature to immediately convene a special session to implement the voter-approved 30-dollar car tab fee recently blocked by a King County judge. John Sattgast...

Dec. 2, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, prefiled legislation today in Olympia for the upcoming 2020 session that seeks to end the use of title-only bills, often called “ghost-bills.” Title-only bills contain...

Dec. 2, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, released the following statement regarding a King County judge’s decision to block a $30 car tab measure from taking effect. Voters approved Initiative 976 earlier this month....

Nov. 27, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, 19th District, discusses a proposed transportation project in Aberdeen. The East Aberdeen Mobility Project includes plans to build an overpass that would avoid rail traffic and give greater...

Nov. 19, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks in front of the historic Grays Harbor Court House about the need for law and order in our communities and state. The 19th District lawmaker discusses...

Nov. 19, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks with KELA's Peter Abbarno (Centralia) about the November general election results, including the non-binding tax advisory votes and what they mean for Olympia, effects of...

Nov. 13, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks about capital budget funding for school construction and remodeling at Cosmopolis Elementary School. The 19th District lawmaker also discusses the hold-harmless education funding bill, approved during...

Oct. 10, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses jobs and rural economic development at the Port of Grays Harbor. The 19th District lawmaker says we need to streamline agency permitting procedures to ensure good...

Oct. 10, 2019