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A push to gain access to the records of state lawmakers has recently been decided by the Washington State Supreme Court. Kelley Payne reports from Olympia.

Dec. 27, 2019

Governor Jay Inslee announced a five-point plan Thursday to impose additional restrictions on carbon emissions he says would lead to cleaner fuels. But opponents say the only thing the governor's proposals...

Dec. 19, 2019

Ghost bills would no longer haunt the state Capitol under legislation proposed by an Aberdeen lawmaker. Kelley Payne reports from Olympia.

Dec. 4, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells KTTH's Jason Rantz why he wants an immediate special session. The 19th District lawmaker says voters are angry and wondering why they bothered voting on I-976,...

Dec. 4, 2019

A state lawmaker is calling for the Legislature to immediately convene a special session to implement the voter-approved 30-dollar car tab fee recently blocked by a King County judge. John Sattgast...

Dec. 2, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks with KELA's Peter Abbarno (Centralia) about the November general election results, including the non-binding tax advisory votes and what they mean for Olympia, effects of...

Nov. 13, 2019

A new law in Washington state now allows you to register to vote on the same day as the election. While that may make it convenient for procrastinators, one lawmaker is...

Oct. 1, 2019

Reps. Ed Orcutt and Jim Walsh joined Sen. John Braun to meet with The (Longview) Daily News editorial board on May 31, 2019. You can listen to the newspaper's podcast of...

May 31, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joins KVI's Kirby Wilbur to discuss an upcoming legislative deadline: opposite house cutoff. Walsh also talks about some unpopular tax and environmental bills that will cost taxpayers...

April 15, 2019

Majority Democrats in the state House of Representatives passed a so-called “Clean Energy Bill” Thursday that is another part of Governor Jay Inslee's climate-change agenda. Legislative Republicans warned what the bill...

April 12, 2019