Rep. Jim Walsh's Email Updates


Your time is valuable. That's why, along with Sen. Jeff Wilson and Rep. Joel McEntire, I'd like to offer you a way to connect with us from the comfort of your...

Jan. 25, 2023

We've nearly completed the second week of the 105-day legislative session. The state House and Senate officially convened last week, on Monday, Jan. 9, for opening ceremonies and the swearing-in of...

Jan. 20, 2023

You may have recently received my 19th District Legislative Report in your mailbox. This informational report, co-authored with my legislative colleagues Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, and Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, gives...

May 12, 2022

Today is the last day of the 2022 legislative session — or “sine die.” This term is used to describe the adjournment of the Legislature. Considering the number of bad bills...

March 10, 2022

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We have officially entered the third week of the 2022 legislative session. As you might expect, several legislative agenda items have been fast-tracked by the majority party...

Jan. 24, 2022

It goes without saying the past couple of years have come with a flurry of public policy challenges. Remote sessions being one of them. But, if anything, those challenges have renewed...

Jan. 10, 2022

With the 2022 legislative session only weeks away, the state Capitol is preparing to kick into high gear. Last week, legislators from around the state met virtually for Committee Assembly Days,...

Nov. 22, 2021

In the current political environment in Olympia, we can count even minor victories as big wins. That's what happened with a legal challenge that I, and several of my colleagues, recently...

Nov. 3, 2021

The governor’s various proclamations and directives — including the COVID-19 vaccine mandate — have given new focus to the need for reform to the emergency powers granted to the executive branch....

Sept. 24, 2021

I'd like to invite you to a 19th District Virtual Town Hall Meeting I'm hosting with Sen. Jeff Wilson and Rep. Joel McEntire on Tuesday, May 25. The online event will...

May 20, 2021