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After two days of debate, Democrats in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a seven percent tax on capital gains income exceeding 250-thousand dollars from the sale of long-term...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, gives his take on how the remote session went, the importance of having the public involved in the political process, and his parting thoughts for the session....

April 14, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, reviews police reform proposals making their way through the Legislature and talks about how the timing of these new restrictions conflicts with the provisions of Initiative 940,...

April 8, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses his opposition to a new gun control measure, and concerns over changes to drug possession laws. Wash. House Republicans · 04-02-21 – RADIO: Capitol Report with...

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

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

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