Rep. Joe Schmick's News & Media


Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, tells KONA why Republicans refused, in protest, to vote on Senate Bill 6199, which forces union dues to be taken from the compensation given to in-home care...

March 5, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R – Colfax, discusses the reasons why the Republicans refused to vote on Senate Bill 6199 and how they were censored from speaking on the bill.

March 2, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks about his role on the House Republican leadership team and why the team is so crucial. Schmick also talks about his experiences as a farmer and...

Feb. 27, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R – Colfax, discusses the reasons for the state revenue surplus, increasing taxes, prioritizing spending to give back to tax payers, and the supplemental operating budget.

Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R – Colfax, discusses mental health legislation that helps community hospitals provide mental health services, the challenges of competency evaluations, community beds for civil patients, diversion programs for...

Feb. 16, 2018

Legislators from the 9th legislative district, Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, and Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, have announced they will host a telephone town hall for constituents. The one-hour event will take...

Feb. 16, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, lays out his argument against House Bill 1298, which bans employers from asking if job applicants have been arrested or convicted of a crime on an initial...

Feb. 9, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, catches listeners up on the Legislature's status at the deadline for policy bills, describes lawmakers' attempts to spend the state's revenue surplus and discusses Republican efforts to...

Feb. 2, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses his bill to create tenant-owned mobile home parks for senior living outside urban areas and another piece of legislation that would raise the thresholds at which...

Jan. 26, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, reviews the benefits of the recent water access legislation passed in response to the restrictive Hirst court ruling and discusses the approved capital budget and its potential...

Jan. 19, 2018