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Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins KXRO Radio to discuss which bills are continuing through policy cut off, which bills he is keeping an eye on, and what the remainder of the...

Feb. 16, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins KXRO Radio to discuss the cut off for his new legislation, House Bill 1029, which would put limits on the governor's executive powers during a state...

Feb. 9, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during floor debate on ESSB 5061. Walsh says the unemployment insurance bill does nothing to address the ineptitude of the Washington State Employment Security Office...

Feb. 2, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins KXRO to discuss re-opening the economy, public testimony during a pandemic, and protecting 2nd amendment rights. Walsh also touches on the volume of bills this session...

Jan. 25, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, hosts a telephone town hall for 19th District residents. The lawmaker responds to questions and addresses concerns about the reopening of the state's economy, the governor's response...

May 5, 2020

I’d like to begin by thanking everyone in the 19th District for the incredible sacrifices you’ve made because of the coronavirus outbreak. Few of us have experienced anything close to this...

April 29, 2020

Washington State Reps. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, and Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, have released their plan to help kick start Washington’s economy when the state does finally reopen for business. Young and...

April 29, 2020

Washington State Reps. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, and Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, issued the following joint statement regarding residential construction amid the coronavirus crisis. In their remarks, the lawmakers refer to documents...

April 8, 2020

Log truck drivers came to the state Capitol from throughout Washington Monday to protest a Democratic House-approved low carbon fuel standard bill that is now under consideration in the Senate. They...

March 2, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins KXRO's Kyle Pauley to discuss the efficacy of advisory votes. Walsh also expresses his opposition to a bill that would increase business and occupation (B&O) taxes.

Feb. 10, 2020