Rep. Jim Walsh's Email Updates


Just a quick reminder that I'm hosting a live telephone town hall tonight, Monday, March 23, to discuss state and national response efforts to COVID-19. The community conversation, which is...

March 23, 2020

The 2020 legislative session ended last Thursday, after 60 days. Normally, I would send you an update on some of the highlights of my work in Olympia. But this is not...

March 18, 2020

Just a quick note to remind you to join me for a telephone town hall taking place tonight—Monday, Feb. 24. I'll be answering your questions and providing an update on the...

Feb. 24, 2020

Along with my colleagues, I’ve been spending long days and late evenings debating and voting on bills on the House floor. With a mere three weeks left in the 2020 session,...

Feb. 20, 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

The Legislature has convened for the 2020 session. It’s an honor to represent you, our communities, and shared values in Olympia. With a busy legislative agenda, my top priorities for the...

Jan. 14, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your family, like mine, is getting ready for a great time together. Along with the start of the holiday season, the cooler weather and fallen tree leaves...

Nov. 27, 2019

Being a state representative means responding to the needs of our communities. Recently, I traveled around the 19th Legislative District filming videos on several public policy topics critical to our region....

Oct. 28, 2019

Lawmakers are back at the state Capitol this week for “Committee Assembly” to discuss emerging issues and plan for the next legislative session. Although our biggest task in 2020 will...

Sept. 13, 2019

Perhaps the most egregious policy canard floated by tax-hikers this session were claims our state needs more revenue. With a $2.8 billion budget surplus, we could easily fund all of our...

May 8, 2019