Legislature

‘No government shutdown’ assures Senate majority leader Schoesler maintains confidence that budget deal will be reached in time to avoid partial shutdown OLYMPIA…Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, issued the following statement in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement of a third special legislative session to finalize negotiations on a budget for the 2017-19 biennium. “I fully expect the... Read More...
Senate passes education-first budget – again   The Senate today passed a new budget that its leaders say should help bring about the consensus necessary for the Legislature to complete its work.   “Once again, the Senate has worked hard to put together and pass a sustainable budget that adheres to our constitutional and moral duty... Read More...
Senator Mark Schoesler on state fair funding Washington State’s 9th District Senator, Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, and leader of the Senate Republican Caucus, talks about bills to help fund state fairs and how they benefit not only local economies, but impact the lives of young entrepreneurs as well. Read More...
Sen. Schoesler on passing committee cutoff Washington State’s 9th District Senator, Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville and leader of the Senate Republican Caucus, talks about passing committee cutoff, the first deadline of the 2013 legislative session, and speculates on the Senate’s activity in the weeks to come. Read More...
SRC Leader Mark Schoesler talks about the 2013 session Washington State’s 9th District Senator, Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville and leader of the Senate Republican Caucus, talks about the successes of the Senate majority in the first five weeks of the 2013 legislative session, and looks forward to the weeks ahead as the committee cutoff deadline approaches. Read More...
Senate honors the legacy of MLK Today the Washington State Senate joined the nation in honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. by passing a resolution recognizing his contributions to the nation. Senate Resolution 8604, honoring King’s life and legacy, passed the Senate unanimously. “How poetically fitting it is that we celebrate the lifelong work... Read More...
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