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Social distance legislating continues to keep tensions high in Olympia. With only a few members allowed on campus, effective communication has been difficult. For the past several weeks, I’ve been stuck...

Feb. 24, 2021

19th District Reps. Jim Walsh and Joel McEntire are inviting citizens to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Saturday, March 6 at 4 p.m. to discuss issues related...

Feb. 19, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks during floor debate on House Bill 1072. The 19th District lawmaker discusses his opposition to the proposal, which seeks to provide legal aid to illegal immigrants....

Feb. 12, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks in committee about his bill, House Bill 1029, which is related to orders and rules during a state of emergency. Walsh's bill would make some modifications...

Feb. 9, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during floor debate on House Bill 1042, legislation that seeks to protect families in international custody matters.

Jan. 26, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, delivers remarks on his opposition to SCR 8402 during a Zoom House floor session.

Jan. 18, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks in opposition to SCR 8402, which packages 26 proclamations from the governor and extends them indefinitely until the executive office ends or rescinds the state of...

Jan. 18, 2021

The 2021 virtual session is like no other before it. While meeting remotely presents difficulties for both lawmakers and the people they represent, it does not mean you can't be involved....

Jan. 15, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, hosts an interactive Zoom webinar discussing legislative proposals that would put some limits on the governor's emergency powers.

Jan. 14, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells KEDO's Mike Wallin he fears public access to hearings and debate will be limited by the rules imposed by Democrats for the mostly virtual 2021 legislative...

Jan. 14, 2021