Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


A month ago, the Joint State House/Senate Transportation Committee met in Olympia and heard an update on the governor's plans to use a so-called “Section 601 letter” to rewrite our recently...

Aug. 31, 2019

In the next few days, the Park Royal Health and Rehabilitation Center nursing home in Longview will close—permanently. The closure of this award-winning nursing home — which specializes in caring for...

Aug. 23, 2019

During a recent Joint Transportation Committee meeting, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, questioned staff from the governor's Office of Financial Management (OFM) about the constitutionality of diverting more than $175 million of...

July 30, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses legislation he drafted to end the use of title-only bills. The 19th District legislator says that “ghost bills,” which are essentially blank bills with a title-only...

July 3, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, wants to end the practice of introducing title-only bills. The 19th District lawmaker has drafted legislation to be introduced during the next legislative session that would close...

July 2, 2019

Reps. Ed Orcutt and Jim Walsh joined Sen. John Braun to meet with The (Longview) Daily News editorial board on May 31, 2019. You can listen to the newspaper's podcast of...

May 31, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on the model toxics control program, Senate Bill 5993.

May 1, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks on Amendment 920 to the tax preferences bill, Senate Bill 5997. The 19th District lawmaker says the change would help retail business owners impacted by the...

April 30, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on tax preferences, Senate Bill 5997. The 19th District lawmaker argues that removing the nonresident sales tax exemption will damage many...

April 30, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on green transportation options, House Bill 2042. The 19th District lawmaker says incentives are key to advancing green transportation in Washington.

April 30, 2019