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A recent ruling by a Thurston County judge found the Legislature's attempt to amend an initiative that would put new rules on police use of force violates the state's constitution. While...

April 23, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, helped secure $129,000 in the 2018 supplemental capital budget to address homelessness in Longview. Community House, a program that helps homeless families and individuals, plans to use...

April 19, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, will host a telephone town hall event for 19th District community members, Thursday, March 15. The community conversation, which is similar to a call-in radio format, will...

March 12, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, introduced a bill that would allow for disciplinary action for state officials and employees who knowingly provide false or misleading testimony to the state Legislature. The 19th...

Jan. 8, 2018

A bill introduced by Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, that would fund legal services for indigent defendants using sales tax revenue from marijuana sales is scheduled for a public hearing in the...

Jan. 5, 2018

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently increased its ongoing efforts to protect the marbled murrelet. Because of their dependence on logging and timber sales, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, says the...

Jan. 5, 2018

After noting several violations following an inspection earlier this month, the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has terminated Cooke Aquaculture Pacific's Port Angeles net pen lease. According to Commissioner of...

Dec. 19, 2017

House Republican Reps. Drew MacEwen and Jim Walsh have introduced a bill to ban Atlantic salmon farming in marine waters regulated by Washington state. The legislation comes on the heels of...

Dec. 19, 2017

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

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