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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

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

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses the republican budget proposal, not raising taxes, and the impact of COVID-19 on the economy.

Feb. 18, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, discusses the costs of removing the Snake river dams, how their removal does not ensure positive change, and why it is crucial to southeastern Washington. Wash. House...

Feb. 11, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins KONA Radio and expresses his concern about a proposal to replace county health departments with regional health boards in Washington state. Schmick also talks about legislation...

Feb. 2, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, explains why he reluctantly voted for Senate Bill 5061, which protected Washington businesses from $1.7 billion in unemployment insurance rate increases over the next four years. Schmick...

Feb. 1, 2021

Legislation proposing regionalization of local health departments is of great concern to Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, the ranking Republican on the House Health Care & Wellness Committee. Schmick explains his opposition to...

Jan. 26, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins John Sattgast on Capitol Report to discuss the first bill passed by the majority party and the changes that come with the remote session. Wash. House...

Jan. 18, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks about the comprehensive sex education bill recently passed by the House that encountered strong parental and Republican opposition. The 9th District lawmaker also addresses recent coronavirus...

March 6, 2020