Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


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

The Washington Department of Ecology seems determined to oppose any industrial development in Cowlitz County. And the rest of the 19th Legislative District. About three weeks ago, Ecology issued an opinion...

Oct. 30, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, stands at the Washington State Department of Transportation's pontoon manufacturing site near Aberdeen and Grays Harbor. Walsh discusses how the governor's veto on a manufacturing tax incentive,...

Oct. 9, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh talks with KXL's Lars Larson (Portland) about the state Department of Ecology's decision to reject a critical water permit that would allow construction of the Millennium Bulk Terminal...

Sept. 28, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, issued the following statement on the Washington State Department of Ecology's (DOE) denial of a key permit sought by Millennium Bulk Terminals. The permit would allow for...

Sept. 26, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses the need to support oyster farmers and sustainable aquaculture farming. Oyster farmers are fighting an invasive species of “ghost shrimp” that are decimating many oyster beds...

Sept. 26, 2017

Several weeks ago, a number of newspapers around the country ran an Associated Press article that most published with the suggested headline: “Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save...

Sept. 20, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks to KIRO's Dori Monson about the future of The Evergreen State College. Recently embattled Professor Bret Weinstein and his wife, also a professor at the school,...

Sept. 18, 2017