Email Updates

We’ve reached our first major legislative deadline of the 105-day session. We’ve spent some time honoring veterans and passing veterans-related legislation. And I appreciated the opportunity to talk with many... ...

Feb. 26, 2013

I am hosting a telephone town hall tonight. I hope you can join me. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will last one hour. You can join by calling... ...

Feb. 26, 2013

We’re now past the first cutoff of the 2013 session.  A lot of bills are technically “dead” for the remainder of session.  To see our House Republican “Good Bill/Bad Bill”... ...

Feb. 26, 2013

A reminder, I am not advocating “for” or “against” any of these bills in this e-mail update. This update is to keep you informed on what is happening in Olympia... ...

Feb. 25, 2013

Hello from Olympia, and welcome to the sixth week of the 2013 legislative session. Common Sense Alternatives for the CRC I received a lot of mail in response to my... ...

Feb. 23, 2013

Rep. Joe Schmick's legislative update and week ahead schedule.

Feb. 23, 2013

Hello and welcome to the 2013 legislative session. It is an honor to be back in Olympia serving my friends and neighbors. Click to watch my video update. Even before... ...

Feb. 22, 2013

This week the chair of the House Transportation Committee proposed a major transportation revenue package. It includes funding for major road projects, transit and road maintenance and preservation. There is... ...

Feb. 22, 2013

The Gonzaga University and Whitworth University men’s basketball teams continue to roll and are nationally ranked once again this week. The Zags are the number 3 team in the country... ...

Feb. 22, 2013

The Legislature is approaching some very important deadlines. Friday, Feb. 22, is policy committee “cutoff.” That means bills must have passed their respective policy committees in their house of origin... ...

Feb. 21, 2013