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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

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, 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

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