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In a bill-signing ceremony today conducted remotely in Olympia, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law legislation designed to protect property tax payers from excessive penalties and interests on late payments. The...

May 12, 2021

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Monday that will make a number of changes to noxious weed control boards in an effort to protect Washington state lands from toxic and noxious weeds....

May 12, 2021

Appearing as a guest on KBKW’s Coffee Talk with Doug McDowell, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, looks back at the 2021 legislative “Zoom” session. Walsh discusses concerns about passage of a capital...

May 12, 2021

Sen. John Braun, Rep. Ed Orcutt and Rep. Peter Abbarno are inviting 20th District citizens to join them Thursday, May 20 for a virtual town hall meeting in which they will...

May 11, 2021

19th District Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joined Kyle Pauley on KXRO to discuss the current state of Washington under the pandemic, concerns about when restrictions will be removed, and what it...

May 11, 2021

In the 2021 remote legislative session, Washington state legislators saw many bills include new language updating policies that promote the pursuit of racial equity. One example this year was House Bill...

May 7, 2021

Multiple lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have signed a letter to the governor expressing concern over his decision to “pause” the movement in the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery...

May 6, 2021

The Legislature recently adjourned without addressing one of the most pressing issues before us this session. Many of us had hoped to address the governor’s emergency powers in the 105-day session,...

May 6, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent joins Mike McClanahan on TVW’s The Impact to discuss wildfire and environmental legislation that came before the Legislature in the 2021 legislative session.

May 6, 2021

Joining Lars Larson on KXL, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses the idea of setting up vaccinated-only sections in venues, which has been introduced by Gov. Jay Inslee as a way to...

May 5, 2021