Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


A bill introduced by Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, that would fund legal services for indigent defendants using sales tax revenue from marijuana sales is scheduled for a public hearing in the...

Jan. 5, 2018

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently increased its ongoing efforts to protect the marbled murrelet. Because of their dependence on logging and timber sales, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, says the...

Jan. 5, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, helps kick off a new segment appearing Wednesdays during the legislative session on Peter Abbarno's talk show, Let's Talk About It, on KELA. He reviews his effort...

Jan. 3, 2018

After noting several violations following an inspection earlier this month, the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has terminated Cooke Aquaculture Pacific's Port Angeles net pen lease. According to Commissioner of...

Dec. 19, 2017

House Republican Reps. Drew MacEwen and Jim Walsh have introduced a bill to ban Atlantic salmon farming in marine waters regulated by Washington state. The legislation comes on the heels of...

Dec. 19, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, provides a tour of the state Capitol. If you are interested in visiting the Capitol Campus, please visit: http://leg.wa.gov/legislature/Pages/ComingToTheLegislature.aspx Take a tour of the state Capitol with...

Nov. 21, 2017

A recent decision by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Board to lock up more than 620-thousand acres of public lands to protect an endangered coastal seabird could be challenged by...

Nov. 15, 2017

The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Board recently selected Option D from among several options DNR staff offered for establishing a Habitat Conservation Program (HCP) protecting the marbled murrelet. This...

Nov. 14, 2017

SATTGAST: The Marbled Murrelet was placed on the federal Endangered Species List in 1992. But there have been long delays as Washington state finalizes its habitat conservation plan. Aberdeen Republican Representative...

Nov. 2, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, and a bipartisan group of 11 lawmakers, recently sent a letter to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urging the DNR board to align its approach for...

Nov. 2, 2017