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

Feb. 23, 2022

With only three weeks left in the 2022 session, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares an update on the bills, debates and decisions happening in Olympia.

Feb. 21, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, reacts to Gov. Jay Inslee's announcement setting a March 21 date to end COVID-19 masking requirements and updates KTTH on proposals to increase legislative involvement in the...

Feb. 18, 2022

A bill that would ban firearms magazines capable of carrying more than 10 rounds of ammunition passed a House committee Friday, despite Republican objections. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol....

Feb. 18, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, ranking member on the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee, and committee member Rep. Peter Abbarno, issued the following statements on today's committee approval of Senate Bill 5078,...

Feb. 18, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares a post-cutoff deadline legislative briefing. The 19th District lawmaker discusses recent House floor activity, including some of the public policy wins and disappointments during the 2022...

Feb. 18, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, issued the following statement about the governor's plans to lift Washington's statewide indoor mask mandate, one of the few left in the country, on March 21 in...

Feb. 17, 2022

19th Legislative District Reps. Jim Walsh and Joel McEntire share remarks during floor debate on a hospital staffing bill, House Bill 1868. The bill would require Washington hospitals to employ an...

Feb. 16, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during floor debate on House Bill 1630, a proposal that would prohibit the open carry of firearms and other weapons in government buildings and at...

Feb. 16, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during floor debate on House Bill 1705. The proposal would put unnecessary burdens on gun hobbyists and legal gun owners by restricting the private manufacture,...

Feb. 16, 2022