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Barkis: “We have put solutions on the table that would respect the will of the voters and meet future transportation needs.” Washington House Republicans have unveiled a plan that would implement...

Jan. 15, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has introduced a bill for the 2020 session that would remove barriers and allow for local, county and state cooperation on federal immigration enforcement efforts. Walsh says that...

Jan. 14, 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, 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

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

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, prefiled legislation today in Olympia for the upcoming 2020 session that seeks to end the use of title-only bills, often called “ghost-bills.” Title-only bills contain...

Dec. 2, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, released the following statement regarding a King County judge’s decision to block a $30 car tab measure from taking effect. Voters approved Initiative 976 earlier this month....

Nov. 27, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, wants to end the practice of introducing title-only bills. The 19th District lawmaker has drafted legislation to be introduced during the next legislative session that would close...

July 2, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares the information on the push for higher taxes in the final days of the 2019 session.

April 27, 2019

A recent public records request asking the state patrol to release the names and addresses of citizens participating in the state's bump-stock buy-back program has prompted legislators in the state House...

April 25, 2019