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Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, provides a recap of major questions the Legislature faced a couple months ago and where those issues stand now with one week left in the 2022 session....

March 3, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks against sweeping funding from Public Works Assistance Account to support Democrats' 16-year, $16.8 billion transportation package, something that could be catastrophic for local governments. Click below...

March 2, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during final passage of Senate Bill 5974, which directs funding for Democrats' 16-year, $16.8 billion transportation proposal — the “Move Ahead Washington” package. Senate Bill...

March 2, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells Ari Hoffman on KVI that he accepts Gov. Jay Inslee's invitation to review the metrics that support his delay in removing the COVID-19 mask mandate and...

March 1, 2022

On Saturday, Feb. 26, House Democrats passed Senate Bill 5693, the largest spending plan in state history — a staggering $65 billion. During House floor debate on the supplemental operating budget,...

Feb. 28, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House State Government and Tribal Relations Committee debate on the Democratic-sponsored Senate Bill 5909. Walsh says the bill offers a watered-down version of emergency...

Feb. 28, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House Transportation Committee debate on the Democrats' proposed transportation package. Click below to watch:

Feb. 28, 2022

Over the weekend, House Democrats passed a record $65 billion supplemental operating budget. During House floor debate on the spending plan, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, offered an amendment that would keep...

Feb. 28, 2022

As the financial impact of the pandemic recedes, individuals and families are still feeling the budget pinch. Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has proposed two bills that would offer relief by lowering...

Feb. 25, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, and Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, have, once again, sent a formal challenge letter to the governor over an emergency rule the Washington Department of Labor and...

Feb. 23, 2022