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Schoesler bill to create list of state-agency fees gets Senate OK Now that online technology allows for easy one-stop research, Sen. Mark Schoesler wants to make it easy for people to go online for information about all the fees imposed by state agencies. Today the Senate approved Schoesler’s “fee inventory” bill unanimously. “This is what happens when government agencies take the... Read More...
Schoesler leads Senate in marking state Department of Agriculture centennial A Senate bill created the Washington State Department of Agriculture a century ago, so it seemed appropriate to Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler that today’s senators should take a few minutes to adopt Senate Resolution 8630, which observes the agency’s special anniversary and recognizes its role in making Washington agriculture... Read More...
Senate Majority Coalition leaders respond to two-thirds tax ruling Today the Washington State Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated ruling on a lawsuit challenging the two-thirds majority vote required for the Legislature to adopt a tax increase. In a 6-3 decision the high court ruled the higher threshold for tax increases is unconstitutional, saying it is now up to voters... 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...
Sen. Schoesler reflects on the first three weeks of the 2013 legislative session Washington State’s 9th District Senator, Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, and leader of the Senate Republican Caucus, talks about the Majority Coalition Caucus’ package of workers’ compensation reform legislation and how it would benefit employees and business owners, and he addresses a proposal to change the way school construction is funded to... Read More...
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