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Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, offers an amendment to a bill that would remove penalties for students that willfully damage school property or other property belonging to the school district, teachers, staff,...

Feb. 8, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares information on the current status of the controversial sex education bill, Senate Bill 5395. The Aberdeen lawmaker encourages opponents of the measure to contact members of...

March 7, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, released the following statement regarding the recent passage of the comprehensive sex education bill, Senate Bill 5395:

March 6, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, argues for an amendment to the comprehensive sex education bill, Senate Bill 5395, that would prohibit role-playing from the instruction and curriculum. Amendment 1792 was not adopted....

March 6, 2020

KIRO Radio's Tom and Curley discuss Rep. Jim Walsh's new education bill. The 19th District lawmaker's bill looks to give teachers more flexibility when dealing with a general population student causing...

Feb. 12, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has introduced a bill that would help teachers more effectively deescalate violent and disruptive classroom situations.

Feb. 10, 2020

We’ve officially reached the midpoint of the 60-day legislative session. For the next several days, legislators will be focusing on the budget, working on fiscal committees and taking part in...

Feb. 7, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses House Bill 2184. The controversial sex education bill is making its way through the Legislature. Walsh talks about what the bill would do and why he's...

Feb. 4, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins host Mike Wallin and addresses differences between Republican and Democratic plans to solve homelessness and transportation funding. Walsh also reviews today's Supreme Court decision striking down...

Jan. 16, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks on House Bill 1216. The 19th District lawmaker asks legislators to consider providing stronger, more practical security for K-12 campuses. Walsh says school resource officers...

April 24, 2019