Rep. Joe Schmick's News & Media


The 9th Legislative District team of Sen. Mark Schoesler and Reps. Mary Dye and Joe Schmick applauded today's passage of a new two-year state capital (construction) budget that includes funding for...

April 28, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Capitol Report to discuss new taxes that were passed by the House Finance Committee, including an illegal capital gains income tax and a tax on big...

April 19, 2019

When House Democrats released their two-year state operating budget proposal March 25, we celebrated the fact that Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed $750,000 to study removal of the four lower Snake River...

April 19, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Capitol Report to discuss a shady effort to remove the lower Snake River dams. Schmick discusses how a Seattle-based PR firm found a single wheat farmer...

April 12, 2019

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, and Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, join KONA to discuss an item in the 2019-2021 Senate operating budget proposal that would study the effects of the removal of...

April 10, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Capitol Report to discuss his first bill that was signed into law by the Governor. The bill would create alternative pathways for workers to get their...

April 5, 2019

Legislation to help address nursing home staffing levels was signed into law today by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 1349 clarifies the official definition of geriatric behavioral health worker. Rep. Joe...

April 3, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins KONA to discuss his budget priorities. Schmick explains the differences between the House and Senate operating budget proposals, and how they affect areas of the budget...

April 1, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Capitol Report to discuss the 2019-2021 House Democrats' operating budget proposal, and higher taxes, despite record revenues. Schmick explains why the income tax on capital gains...

March 29, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Capitol Report to discuss proposed tax increases despite a record revenue forecast, and the impacts that a budget like this could have if there is a...

March 22, 2019