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Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses the impacts that the booth bill would have on hair stylists.

Jan. 31, 2019

My office has received many phone calls and emails about an effort (Senate Bill 5326) to eliminate booth rental agreements, like those used by hairdressers and stylists, who rent “booths” and...

Jan. 25, 2019

The 2019 legislative session began Monday, Jan. 14. We are honored to serve you and bring a strong voice of our 9th District citizens to the state Capitol. This year's 105-day...

Jan. 24, 2019

The 2019 session has begun. I'm in Olympia now for the next 105 days working for you; being YOUR voice in the state House. Things are a bit different now with...

Jan. 18, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Ed Dawson, Robb Francis and former Rep. Larry Haler on KONA and evaluates Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed budget, discusses Inslee's proposed “public option” health care initiative...

Jan. 14, 2019

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, tells KONA why Republicans refused, in protest, to vote on Senate Bill 6199, which forces union dues to be taken from the compensation given to in-home care...

March 5, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R – Colfax, discusses the reasons why the Republicans refused to vote on Senate Bill 6199 and how they were censored from speaking on the bill.

March 2, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks about his role on the House Republican leadership team and why the team is so crucial. Schmick also talks about his experiences as a farmer and...

Feb. 27, 2018

Rep. Joe Schmick, R – Colfax, discusses the reasons for the state revenue surplus, increasing taxes, prioritizing spending to give back to tax payers, and the supplemental operating budget.

Feb. 23, 2018

Despite increased opposition from citizens, the Democrat-controlled Senate Energy, Environment and Technology Committee passed a version of Gov. Inslee's energy tax.

Feb. 9, 2018