Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


While the voter-approved $30-dollar car tab initiative remains tied up in the courts, House Republicans in Olympia are preparing legislation that would implement the lower fees and establish a new funding...

Jan. 10, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, released the following statement regarding ending the use of title-only bills, also referred to as “ghost bills,” which bypass the public's right to scrutinize legislation. The Aberdeen...

Jan. 9, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, says state government needs to be more accountable to citizens of Washington state. The 19th District lawmaker discusses why the use of title-only bills—aka ghost bills—needs to...

Jan. 7, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, released the following statement regarding a package of legislation prefiled for the upcoming 2020 session that he says would infringe upon the rights of gun owners. State...

Dec. 31, 2019

A push to gain access to the records of state lawmakers has recently been decided by the Washington State Supreme Court. Kelley Payne reports from Olympia.

Dec. 27, 2019

Governor Jay Inslee announced a five-point plan Thursday to impose additional restrictions on carbon emissions he says would lead to cleaner fuels. But opponents say the only thing the governor's proposals...

Dec. 19, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, prefiled legislation for the upcoming 2020 session that would reduce property taxes. The measure would gradually lower the state's portion of property taxes up to 35 percent over...

Dec. 10, 2019

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