Rep. Joe Schmick's News & Media


The decision by King County Superior Court Judge William Downing to declare I-1366 unconstitutional is being met with disappointment by Republican lawmaker Joe Schmick.

Jan. 22, 2016

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks with Capitol Reports about the introduction of various gun bills.  Schmick calls the moves the 2016 version of an attack on constitutional rights, something he says...

Jan. 20, 2016

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks with Mike Howe, host of The Michael Howe Show, about health care issues that are under discussion in the 2016 legislative session.

Jan. 14, 2016

Rep. Joe Schmick talks about the potential for impeachment of Troy Kelley, the Washington State auditor who faces allegations of tax evasion and money laundering.

Jan. 13, 2016

We want to hear from the local residents, trail users, land owners, local government officials and concerned citizens. This series of meetings will give more opportunity for their voices to...

Nov. 2, 2015

Legislation to help rural areas more efficiently and effectively deliver certain mental health and chemical dependency services to patients was signed into law recently by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 1727,...

May 7, 2015

Drivers passing through certain parts of I-90 in Eastern Washington could soon make it to their destinations a little faster after legislation increasing the maximum speed limit to 75 miles per hour was...

April 22, 2015

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks about passage of his legislation that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles per hour on certain highways, which is heading to the governor. He...

April 20, 2015

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks about the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus' budget proposal, how it lives within an additional $3 billion of revenue coming in to the state, and the proposal...

April 13, 2015

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks about the House Democrats' operating budget proposal and the public hearing he witnessed in the House Appropriations Committee.

April 6, 2015