Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) filed an Emergency Rulemaking package last week with the Office of the Code Reviser (OCR). This package, which is an update and expansion...

Oct. 25, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells KTTH Talk Show Host Todd Herman he was locked out of his legislative office at the Capitol in Olympia for refusing to show his vaccine ID....

Oct. 21, 2021

On KTTH with Jason Rantz, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, reacts to the “no jab, no job” deadline and how the loss of nearly 1,800 state workers will hurt services — no...

Oct. 20, 2021

Today, Monday, Oct. 18, is the deadline for most Washington state government, health care, and school workers to be fully vaccinated or risk losing their jobs. The governor's COVID-19 vaccine mandate,...

Oct. 18, 2021

Speaking with Kyle Pauley on KXRO Radio, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses President Biden's new mask mandates and makes comparisons with COVID mandates handed down by Gov. Jay Inslee. Wash. House...

Sept. 13, 2021

Following the announcement by the Washington Federation of State Employees that they reached a tentative agreement regarding the vaccination mandate for state employees, 19th District State Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, spoke...

Sept. 7, 2021

Speaking with KXRO's Pat Anderson, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, says he's an interested observer in the lawsuit filed by a state employees' union against vaccination mandates as a condition of employment....

Aug. 30, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells KTTH's Jason Rantz people are “fed up” with constitutional overreaches under the governor's COVID mandates. Walsh says the mandates are creating more resistance against vaccinations and...

Aug. 23, 2021

Could the governor's mask mandate continue indefinitely? Theoretically, yes, according to Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen. Speaking on KXRO Radio with Kyle Pauley, Walsh says he's very concerned many of the governor's...

Aug. 23, 2021

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced a vaccination requirement as a condition for employment for employees working in K-12, childcare, early learning, and higher education, and an expansion of the...

Aug. 19, 2021