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Rep. Jim Walsh has introduced legislation that seeks to protect high-quality civic education curricula. Several co-sponsors have joined the 19th District lawmaker in filing House Bill 1807, which seeks to address...

Jan. 10, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, issued the following statement after regaining entry to his legislative office at the state's Capitol Campus in Olympia: “This week, ahead of the 2022 legislative session in...

Jan. 6, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh has prefiled two House bills that would reform how the Washington State Legislature operates. According to the 19th District lawmaker, these bills add more transparency and accountability to...

Dec. 27, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has prefiled a bill that would substantially reform K-12 school funding in Washington. The legislation would be a major step toward creating a system by which education...

Dec. 13, 2021

An advisory vote on Washington state's new capital gains tax on high-profit assets was failing after an initial round of election results released on Nov. 3. Advisory votes allow voters to...

Nov. 4, 2021

The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) filed an Emergency Rulemaking package last week with the Office of the Code Reviser (OCR). This package, which is an update and expansion...

Oct. 25, 2021

Today, Monday, Oct. 18, is the deadline for most Washington state government, health care, and school workers to be fully vaccinated or risk losing their jobs. The governor's COVID-19 vaccine mandate,...

Oct. 18, 2021

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced a vaccination requirement as a condition for employment for employees working in K-12, childcare, early learning, and higher education, and an expansion of the...

Aug. 19, 2021

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced today that most state workers in Washington, as well as private health care and long-term care employees, will be required to show proof of a...

Aug. 9, 2021

There are mixed reports from across the nation on the effectiveness of state-managed COVID vaccination incentive programs, like Washington State's lottery-style Shot of a Lifetime. Researchers at the Boston University School...

July 21, 2021