Rep. Joe Schmick's News & Media


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

Rep. Joe Schmick, from Colfax, discusses his legislative priorities, his district and his legislative hero in the Legislator Profile from TVW.

March 21, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Capitol Report to discuss the low carbon fuel standard and an expected increase to the gas tax of 30 cents per gallon, and his upcoming townhalls.

March 15, 2019

Residents living in rural areas know what it means to spend ample time behind the wheel.  Whether it's driving to a doctor's appointment, getting groceries, visiting friends and family, or taking...

March 15, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Ed Dawson on Washington AgNetwork to discuss the low carbon fuel standard that narrowly passed the house. The bill will raise the gas tax in Washington...

March 13, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved a measure that would authorize the state Department of Ecology to implement a California-style low carbon fuel standard. House Republicans voted no, saying it...

March 13, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved Governor Inslee's bill that would add a public option to health insurance plans offered in the Washington State Health Benefits Exchange. The measure passed...

March 11, 2019