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Email Updates

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

We are in the sixth week of the legislative session. We are approaching the first cutoff date. By this Friday, February 22, all bills must be out of their respective... ...

Feb. 21, 2013

Today I would like to share a video with you of my first floor speech as a member of the Washington state House of Representatives. I was honored to have... ...

Feb. 21, 2013

We are now on day 39 of the scheduled 105-day session. To date, nearly one thousand bills have been introduced in just over a month. All of the bills in policy...

Feb. 21, 2013

We have reached day 39 of the 105-day legislative session. We are finishing up the last week of policy committees to pass bills before the cutoff date. That means any... ...

Feb. 21, 2013

We are quickly approaching one of our first “cutoff” dates for the 2013 legislative session.  Cutoff dates are established to help move legislation through the process.  This Friday, Feb. 22... ...

Feb. 21, 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