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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

Washington State Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, issues an apology for wearing a yellow Star of David on his shirt during a recent event in Thurston County.

July 1, 2021

Today, Gov. Jay Inslee formally announced his plan to extend Washington's statewide eviction moratorium, set to expire in a few days under Senate Bill 5160. Signed into law by the governor...

June 24, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh's 2021 voting record.

June 24, 2021

On Saturday, June 12, a man in Pierce County shot and killed another man attempting to steal the catalytic converter from the underside of the first man's vehicle. The shooter then...

June 15, 2021

On Thursday, the Washington state lottery director joined Gov. Jay Inslee in announcing the start of a state-managed prize giveaway program called the “Shot of a Lifetime.” This lottery-style plan is...

June 4, 2021

Citing a lack of reasonable cause, the Washington State Legislative Ethics Board has dismissed a complaint lodged against Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, by a group calling itself the “Washington Black Lives...

May 19, 2021

The recently enacted 2021-23 capital budget includes a $900,000 allocation to convert a publicly owned building into approximately 40 units of transitional housing. The funding for the Gray's Harbor County pilot...

May 13, 2021