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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

Lawmakers invite 9th District residents to Feb. 22 telephone town hall

Feb. 11, 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