Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


On Saturday, August 19, a fish farm in the San Juan Islands near Anacortes suffered a structural failure to one of its net pens, containing more than 300,000 nearly-mature Atlantic salmon....

Sept. 11, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks about how freedom of speech on college campuses is an essential part of higher education. He also shares information on legislation he is sponsoring to ensure...

Aug. 22, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks about the number of complaints his office has received about the new tougher distracted driving laws. Driving under the influence of an electronic device (DUI-E), means...

Aug. 1, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, says the lack of approval on the state's capital budget and a solution for Hirst is not about partisan bickering. Rather, it's evidence of a deepening rural/urban...

July 28, 2017

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks with Mike Wallin on KEDO about the need for a solution for the state Supreme Court's Hirst decision and a state capital budget.

July 13, 2017

19th District Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses the most important property rights issue to face Washington state in over 20-years, the state Supreme Court's Hirst decision. Walsh shares the importance of...

July 12, 2017

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