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The Washington State House of Representatives recently released its proposed 2019-20 capital budget. With more than $110 million in proposed funding for the 19th Legislative District, Rep. Jim Walsh, a...

March 26, 2019

Nineteenth Legislative District residents are encouraged to participate in an upcoming telephone town hall hosted by Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen. The hour-long community discussion will take place Thursday, March 28, from...

March 20, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, released the following statement on House Bill 1216, approved Thursday by the House. The school safety measure would establish certain school safety protocols, regional school safety centers,...

March 7, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh has pre-filed two bills for the 2019 legislative session that would put limits on the rulemaking authority of state agencies. The lawmaker is looking to tighten up the...

Dec. 19, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh is calling on the Legislature to begin taking practical steps to increase safety on K-12 school campuses across the state. The lawmaker has pre-filed two bills for the...

Dec. 12, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh has pre-filed a bill for the 2019 legislative session that would allow supporters to contribute funding to help defray the cost of the plain-clothes Washington State Patrol security...

Dec. 6, 2018

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