Rep. Maureen Walsh, R-Walla Walla.

Thanks for visiting my Web site. It’s a great honor to serve the people of the beautiful 16th District. I spend a lot of time listening to constituents about the needs of our communities. This important feedback helps me refine my priorities as your state senator, including:

  • Creating and preserving jobs;
  • Working to help empower parents to be their kids’ first teachers and making sure all kids are prepared and excited about entering kindergarten;
  • Addressing agricultural needs and concerns;
  • Making health care more affordable and accessible;
  • Preparing students for our diverse economy; and
  • Responsible state budgeting that cares for our senior citizens and the most vulnerable.

I hope you’ll use my Web site as a resource to finding out more about the work I do in Olympia and ways you can contact me. Click on “sponsored bills” to learn more about the bills I have sponsored or co-sponsored. Please sign up for my e-newsletter to receive periodic updates on legislative and statewide issues.

I always welcome your feedback and make a point to respond to all your calls, e-mails, letters, and visits. Don’t ever hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns you might have. I look forward to hearing from you.

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Final budgets launch projects for 16th District, state Final budgets launch projects for 16th District, state
OLYMPIA – Budgets approved in the final hours of the 2018 legislative session boost important projects in the 16th Legislative District, including a building renovation at Walla Walla Community College and an irrigation project in the Horse Heaven Hills. Other appropriations in the state public-works budget expand on projects that...
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16th District lawmakers wrap up the 2018 legislative session 16th District lawmakers wrap up the 2018 legislative session
The following op-ed appeared in the Prosser Record Bulletin and the Dayton Chronicle during the week of March 12. By Sen. Maureen Walsh, Rep. Terry Nealey, and Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser One thing we can always count on, in good times and bad, there will always be pressure on the...
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Property taxes a major issue as Legislature enters final days Property taxes a major issue as Legislature enters final days
The following op-ed appeared in the Dayton Chronicle and Prosser Record-Bulletin during the week of March 5. Note: After this op-ed was published, the Legislature ultimately approved a plan that offered a partial property tax reduction — about $400 million — but does not apply until 2019, after the temporary...
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Low-carbon fuel standards pose another threat to fuel prices Low-carbon fuel standards pose another threat to fuel prices
By Sen. Maureen Walsh, R-Walla Walla Note: The following op-ed appeared in the Dayton Chronicle and Prosser Record-Bulletin during the week of Feb. 12. During last week’s telephone town hall in the 16th Legislative District, we heard from a number of individuals concerned about the governor’s proposed gas tax increase...
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