Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


A bill sponsored by Senate Republicans designed to help community and technical colleges expand was signed into law recently by the governor. Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, was part of a group...

July 10, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks with Doug McDowell on KBKW about the latest budget negotiations and an agreement in principal on the state operating budget.

June 29, 2017

Ecology's Nooksack Rule had been standard practice in Washington for decades. But the Futurewise lawyers didn't like it. They wanted a new standard: that the GMA required counties to obtain evidence...

June 22, 2017

Legislative proposal seeks to help increase healthcare coverage options for rural residents. Today in Olympia, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, introduced the Washington Patient Choice Restoration Act. The bill would make it...

June 19, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh talks with Mike Wallin and Bruce Pollock on KEDO about the problems at The Evergreen State College in Olympia that led to protests and threats against the institution. Walsh,...

June 15, 2017

State Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen says that, recent events at The Evergreen State College have highlighted the need for stronger state public policy reaffirming both the First Amendment to the U.S....

June 12, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks with Mike Wallin on Longview's KEDO Radio about The Evergreen State College controversy. Walsh has introduced a bill that would protect free speech rights for students...

June 8, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks with KIRO's Dori Monson about legislation to protect free speech rights on college campuses. The bill comes in the wake of protests at The Evergreen State...

June 6, 2017

As you may have read or heard, I believe strongly that “levy equalization” is the best state-level tax reform for Washington. It means adjusting how we fund public schools to rely...

May 23, 2017

Last fall, the court issued its decision in the Whatcom County v. Hirst case, which involved a complicated dispute over how different groups can claim water rights in this state. The...

April 27, 2017