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Reps. Joe Schmick and Mary Dye of the 9th Legislative District, and Reps. Jenny Graham and Mike Volz of the 6th Legislative District and will host a joint town hall meeting in Medical Lake on Tuesday, April 23. During the meeting,...

April 18, 2024

Earlier today, House Republican ranking members and assistant ranking members sent letters to House committee chairs and vice chairs requesting public hearings on the six certified initiatives now before the Legislature....

Feb. 6, 2024

 Rep. Joe Schmick and Rep. Mary Dye are inviting citizens to join them Thursday, Feb. 15, for a 9th District virtual town hall meeting. The eastern Washington lawmakers will provide an update of the 2024 legislative...

Feb. 5, 2024

Representatives from the 9th Legislative District are inviting constituents to participate in a telephone town hall on Monday, March 13, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss the ongoing 2023...

March 7, 2023

When Gov. Jay Inslee's cap-and-trade proposal passed the Legislature in 2021, he and many of the Democrat lawmakers who endorsed his plan assured the agriculture community that fuels used in the...

Feb. 7, 2023

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

Gov. Jay Inslee has announced an agreement to delay implementation of the state’s new long-term care insurance program and payroll tax that was set to begin Jan. 1, 2022. Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, ranking...

Dec. 17, 2021

House Republicans today called for a repeal of the Democrats’ new long-term care insurance program and payroll tax. Rep. Joe Schmick and Rep. Peter Abbarno have drafted legislation to repeal the...

Nov. 1, 2021

Several members of the Washington State House Republican Caucus, led by their health care leader, Rep. Joe Schmick, sent Gov. Jay Inslee a letter today asking him to reconsider his mandate...

Aug. 10, 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