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Rep. Joe Schmick, Rep. Mary Dye and Sen. Mark Schoesler sent the following 2022 Session Review newsletter to constituents of the 9th District in May 2022.

May 5, 2022

The 2022 legislative session ended March 10 and is now in the history books. It's time to reflect on the 60-day session and our work on your behalf. One of the...

March 24, 2022

You and I are spending more at the pump to fill up our tanks, more at the grocery store to put food on the table, and more for the daily necessities...

March 10, 2022

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses fixing bad legislation the Democrats passed in 2021, the inaction of the Democrats on giving Washington state citizens tax relief with the nearly $15 billion budget...

March 4, 2022

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, provides updates on a number of issues for KONA, including emergency powers reform, transportation and much needed fixes to the controversial police reform bills Democrats passed last...

March 1, 2022

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses the unprecedented $14 billion dollar budget surplus and how it should be used for tax relief as well as the House Democrats' transportation budget proposal which...

Feb. 25, 2022

Late-night sessions on the House floor are a yearly expectation.  Legislators propose and discuss the merits of amendments, debate the policy changes, and eventually vote on bills. However, nine-hour battles on...

Feb. 18, 2022

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses bad legislation which passed in the House including House Bill 1837 which will impact businesses in Washington state and House Bill 1770 which will increase the...

Feb. 17, 2022

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses retail theft legislation, tax relief, budget surplus, emergency powers, and staying involved. Wash. House Republicans · 02-11-22 – RADIO: Capitol Report with Rep. Joe Schmick: Mid-session...

Feb. 11, 2022

Sen. Mark Schoesler, Rep. Joe Schmick and Rep. Mary Dye are inviting citizens to join them Tuesday, Feb. 22, for a 9th District virtual town hall meeting. The eastern Washington lawmakers...

Feb. 9, 2022