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This so-called 'assault weapon' ban is a pointless exercise that will do nothing to improve the safety of the residents of this state.

Dec. 8, 2022

In the wake of last week’s FDA announcement, 19th District state Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has called on the governor to end his emergency mandate requiring state employees and other workers...

May 10, 2022

Abortion is a sensitive public policy issue that involves intensely personal matters of life, death, and choice. For these reasons, the emerging story around the leak of an early draft U.S....

May 5, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, who noted that Washington state has been under more than two years of governance via emergency orders, bypassing the normal legislative process, issued the following statement after...

April 28, 2022

With the 2022 legislative session scheduled to conclude this week, 19th District Reps. Jim Walsh and Joel McEntire voted in favor of a strong, bipartisan supplemental capital budget spending plan that...

March 9, 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

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

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