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Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (4/17/15)
April 17, 2015

At this point, the House Democrats have declined to even vote on the tax increases needed to fund their budget plan. In other words, it’s just a “wish list” at this point. Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (4/10/15)
April 10, 2015

If you want to watch a quick video of one my colleagues, Rep. Matt Manweller, explaining in detail why we don’t need these tax increases, and what they would do, click here. Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (4/3/15)
April 3, 2015

their plan raises state spending by 15% and increases taxes by $1.5 billion, despite the fact we’re expected to take in nearly $3 billion more in tax revenues this next budget cycle. Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (3/27/15)
March 27, 2015

As for the budget proposal itself, I have concerns that their budget plan relies on $1.5 billion in new and increased taxes. With $3 billion more in revenues this upcoming budget cycle, I don’t think tax increases are the way to go. Our economy is still recovering and so are our struggling families and employers. Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (3/20/15)
March 20, 2015

Joe Schmick Home    |   About Joe    |    Joe’s Newsroom    |    Sponsored Bills    |    9th District Map Dear Friends and Neighbors, We’re hearing the House Democrats may release their operating budget proposal Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (3/13/15)
March 13, 2015

We reached another major milestone in the session this week: floor cutoff. All bills that originated in the House must be approved by the House or they are considered dead for the year, and vice versa in the Senate. Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (3/6/15)
March 6, 2015

Joe Schmick Home    |   About Joe    |    Joe’s Newsroom    |    Sponsored Bills    |    9th District Map Dear Friends and Neighbors, We had some long hours on the House floor this week Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (2/27/15)
February 27, 2015

Joe Schmick Home    |   About Joe    |    Joe’s Newsroom    |    Sponsored Bills    |    9th District Map Dear Friends and Neighbors, The last two weeks were a whirlwind as we wrapped up Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (2/13/15) – watch a video, take my survey!
February 13, 2015

Many of you have contacted me saying you wished you could participate in the survey I did during my recent telephone town hall meeting. Well, now’s your chance! All you have to do is click here to take an online survey Continue reading


Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (2/6/15)
February 6, 2015

Wolves and wildfires – Yesterday in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee we heard several bills addressing wolves and wildfires. Continue reading