First Responders and Our Communities

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives recently passed several bills aimed at addressing the crisis facing police, EMS, and other first responders. Rep. Justin Walsh comments on why taking action for our helpers and heroes is so important for our communities.

Walsh Speaks about His Legislation to Consolidate the Commonwealth’s Workforce Development Systems

In the vein of an overarching theme driven by House Republican Caucus this legislative session, state Rep. Justin Walsh (R-Westmoreland) spoke about his legislation that is part of the Reinventing Government bill package to create better government, more economic prosperity and stronger communities.

Walsh Delivers Opening Prayer

On June 28, 2019, Justin Walsh delivers opening prayer for the day's House session.

State Champion Swimmer

PA State Rep. Justin Walsh honored Ian Shahan, a member of the Belle Vernon High School swim team, on the House floor. He won the 2019 PIAA Class AA Boys 100-yard Butterfly and the Boys 100-yard Freestyle state titles in March at Bucknell University’s natatorium.

Foreign Nationals

PA State Rep. Justin Walsh appreciates our state police and all law enforcement for their service to our Commonwealth. During a House Judiciary Committee, he sought clarification from the Pennsylvania State Police on its policy regarding foreign nationals. Due to a federal court ruling, police cannot detain or arrest a foreign national based solely on immigration status and are not allowed to indiscriminately question foreign nationals about their legal status.

Opening Prayer

PA State Rep. Justin Walsh gives the opening prayer to start the House session on March 20, 2019.

Celebrating the Jeannette Jayhawks Football Team

PA State Rep. Justin Walsh honored the Jeannette Jayhawks Football Team on its 2017 PIAA Class A title. The team also won its ninth district championship in school history, the fourth highest in the WPIAL.

Walsh’s Remarks on Legislation to Bring Integrity to Welfare Benefits

PA State Rep. Justin Walsh spoke at a House Health Committee meeting on his legislation (House Bill 1618) to bring further accountability to welfare benefits.

Reinventing Government

Pa. State Rep. Justin Walsh attends a press conference to lay out plans to merge state agencies as part of efforts to rein in spending and to streamline and improve services to Pennsylvanians.

The Start of the Budget Process

PA State Rep. Justin Walsh comments after the governor’s annual budget address to the General Assembly.