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Senate leader says tunnel cost overruns still belong to Seattle Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, offered this statement today following reports that the latest setback to the downtown Seattle tunnel-boring project could add $125 million to its cost: “Is anyone surprised that the tunnel-boring project is falling way behind schedule and racking up tens of millions in added costs?... Read More...
Senate Republican Leader reacts to House budget proposal Washington State’s 9th District Senator Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, and leader of the Senate Republican Caucus, responds to the unveiling of the House 2014 supplemental operating budget proposal that raises taxes, spends more and ends the historic tuition freeze enacted by the MCC in 2013. Read More...
Sen. Mark Schoesler on the state of the state, MCC priorities Washington State’s 9th District Senator Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, and leader of the Senate Republican Caucus, responds to Governor Inslee’s state of the state speech where he called for higher taxes and increases in the state minimum wage. Schoesler also shares his views on what the Majority Coalition Caucus plans to... Read More...
Senate acts to keep aerospace jobs in Washington The Senate today passed two bills aimed at addressing the needs of the state’s aerospace-industry, increasing the likelihood of bringing tens of thousands of family-wage jobs to Washington. Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom and Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler said today’s legislative action is all about securing the future of... Read More...
Statement by the Senate Republican Leader on the passing of Tom Foley Washington State Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler issued the following statement regarding the death of former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley: “My prayers go out to Speaker Foley’s wife, Heather, and the rest of his family as they deal with this loss. “As a Republican, I obviously didn’t agree with... Read More...
Association of Washington Business taps Schoesler as top legislator Sen. Mark Schoesler, who as leader of the state’s Republican senators had a central role in Washington’s historic 2013 legislative session, was named winner of the 2013 Jim Matson Award by the Association of Washington Business on Wednesday during its annual policy summit in Cle Elum. Schoesler and Sen. Rodney... Read More...
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