Rep. Jim Walsh's News & Media


Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells KIRO Radio's Dori Monson that Gov. Jay Inslee's decision to tie proof of vaccination to a plan to boost capacity at events, graduations and churches is...

May 5, 2021

On Monday, the governor announced some updates to guidance documents for spectator and religious organization events. The changes, effective immediately, include instructions for vaccinated sections at sporting events, graduations, religious services,...

May 4, 2021

Just a day before Gov. Jay Inslee put a two-week pause on phased reopening, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, spoke to KXRO's Kyle Pauley on Monday, May 3, about the phased plans...

May 3, 2021

Speaking on the Jason Rantz Show on Seattle's KTTH Radio, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, said it is 'very questionable' whether Washington State University could enforce a vaccine mandate. Walsh believes that...

April 30, 2021

Just one day before the close of the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers approved a new two-year $6.3 billion capital budget that includes $168.6 million for projects throughout the 19th District. Rep....

April 30, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, provides a 2021 session wrap-up and reminds KELA hosts Richard DeBolt and Chad Taylor that the low carbon fuel standard and cap-and-tax clean energy bills being celebrated...

April 28, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses how Senate Bill 5476 only partly addresses aspects of the State Supreme Court's Blake decision, which declared the state's law criminalizing drug possession unconstitutional. Walsh says...

April 28, 2021

Joining Ari Hoffman on KVI, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, provides an update on the cap-and-tax clean energy bill minutes after its passage in the House despite bipartisan opposition. Walsh also discusses...

April 23, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on the hotly contended capital gains income tax, Senate Bill 5096. Walsh vehemently opposes the underlying bill while supporting several Republican-sponsored...

April 22, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has recently filed the “Empower Washington Voters Act,” House Bill 1582. The measure would require every new state tax or tax increase be approved by Washington voters...

April 21, 2021