Rep. Joe Schmick's News & Media


Over a decade ago, in November of 2007, Washington voters proved their intelligence, foresight, and practicality by approving the state's constitutional “rainy-day fund.”  Here is an excerpt from the Voters' Guide:...

April 2, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins Ed Dawson and Robb Francis on KONA to discuss a proposed income tax on capital gains and a pair of clean energy bills that would raise...

March 30, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses his opposition to proposed gas taxes, the proposed income tax, and his evaluation of the state economic recovery.

March 26, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses his concerns over the proposed capital gains tax, and his thoughts on reopening developments.

March 16, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks about the Republican opening strategy, what it means for students, and how it would help the economy. Wash. House Republicans · 03-12-21 – RADIO: Capitol Report...

March 12, 2021

It's been more than two months since Gov. Jay Inslee announced his “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” plan on January 5.  While I am grateful that all of Washington is...

March 11, 2021

Despite repeated requests from the press, legislators and citizens, Governor Jay Inslee has not yet identified a Phase 3 plan to re-open the state's economy. So legislative Republicans say they'll do...

March 4, 2021

In response to sharply declining COVID-19 case rates and hospitalization rates statewide, legislative Republicans today announced a simple, practical and consistent plan to get all communities in Washington fully open for...

March 4, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses voting against the low carbon fuel standard, the policy cut-off date, and what higher gas prices would mean for Washingtonians. Wash. House Republicans · 03-03-21 –...

March 3, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, highlights legislation banning natural gas in homes and commercial buildings, a bill imposing a capital gains income tax, a proposal legalizing drug use and a repeated attempt...

Feb. 26, 2021