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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, delivers a speech regarding his strong opposition to the low-carbon fuel standard during House floor debate.

Jan. 30, 2020

The first vigorous debate of the 2020 session took place Wednesday on the House floor when majority Democrats brought Governor Jay Inslee's low carbon fuel standard bill for a vote. During...

Jan. 29, 2020

Governor Jay Inslee announced a five-point plan Thursday to impose additional restrictions on carbon emissions he says would lead to cleaner fuels. But opponents say the only thing the governor's proposals...

Dec. 19, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins KVI's Kirby Wilbur to discuss an upcoming legislative deadline: opposite house cutoff. Walsh also talks about some unpopular tax and environmental bills that will cost taxpayers...

April 15, 2019

Majority Democrats in the state House of Representatives passed a so-called “Clean Energy Bill” Thursday that is another part of Governor Jay Inslee's climate-change agenda. Legislative Republicans warned what the bill...

April 12, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins Glenn Vaagen on Washington Ag Network to discuss proposals for cattle branding, his fear the agricultural exemption of the low carbon fuel standard could be removed...

March 28, 2019

After nine days of intense floor action, we passed another important session deadline: house of origin cut off. At more than midway through the session, the House has passed 351 bills,...

March 21, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, reasons with Pat Anderson on KXRO about flaws in the majority party's efforts to protect the marbled murrelet and tax carbon fuel, but praises a Democratic bill...

Feb. 14, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins Kyle Pauley on KXRO and explains the “Voting Rights Act” being pushed by Democrats, efforts to restrict non-native fish farming, his bill to bring regulatory relief...

Jan. 31, 2018