Rep. Joe Schmick's News & Media


Rep. Joe Schmick, R- Colfax, gives some background on the Hirst decision, which imposes a heavy burden on landowners who would rely on exempt wells for future development. He goes into...

Feb. 20, 2017

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Ed Dawson on KONA for an in depth discussion about impact of the Hirst decision and what steps lawmakers are taking to lessen the impact of...

Feb. 14, 2017

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks dams and their current state in his district, and the unique incentives dams give to the state of Washington.

Feb. 13, 2017

Today on capitol report, Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses elk depredation and the effects of wildlife in his home district. Also talks about legislation addressing gun control.

Jan. 31, 2017

This program with Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses McCleary and the levy cliff. He also talks about the Affordable Care Act and implementing new solutions.

Jan. 24, 2017

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks about the McCleary decision education funding issue -- one of the biggest issues of the Legislature during the 2017 session.

Jan. 20, 2017

Ninth district lawmakers respond to concerns about diseased livestock

June 26, 2016

Whitman county native Jadyn Campisi traveled to Olympia and served as a page in the state House of Representatives. She was sponsored by her 9th district Rep. Joe Schmick. The first in...

March 11, 2016

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks with Capitol Report about unfinished business in Olympia, and legislation he is particularly proud of.

March 3, 2016

Rep. Joe Schmick talked about the House supplemental operating budget, which passed along party lines.

Feb. 26, 2016