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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

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

'Costs will rise, plans will decrease and care will become more difficult to find,' says Schmick The Washington State House of Representatives passed a public option health care bill today, which...

March 8, 2019

Washington State Representatives Joe Schmick and Mary Dye will be hosting a telephone town hall for their 9th Legislative District constituents on Thursday, March 21 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m....

March 7, 2019

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

The Office of the Insurance Commissioner quietly announced on Tuesday that Community Health Plan of Washington will be leaving the Washington Health Benefit Exchange (exchange) marketplace, and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan...

May 11, 2017

9th District lawmaker is House Republican lead on health-care issues Two health-care related bills prime sponsored by Rep. Joe Schmick were signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday. The...

May 9, 2017

Legislation designed to give more flexibility to land owners and local jurisdictions when it comes to the use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on roads and highways was signed into law this week....

April 18, 2017

'Releasing incomplete information and utilizing scare tactics is not helpful,' says Schmick   Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, and ranking Republican on the House Health Care Committee, issued the following statement today...

March 16, 2017

Ninth district lawmakers respond to concerns about diseased livestock

June 26, 2016