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Distaste for debate is ominous message from House This post originally appeared in the Majority Coalition Caucus leadership blog, Exit 105. Maybe this is the sort of thought that occurs when you’ve been at the statehouse for the last 23 sessions, like I have, and you’ve seen just about everything. But over the last week the state House... Read More...
Schoesler honored with regional ‘Excellence in Agriculture’ award One of Washington’s leading agricultural organizations today presented its top honor to Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler. The second-annual “Excellence in Agriculture” award from the Spokane-based AgriBusiness Council went to Schoesler in recognition of his “significant and positive influence on the agricultural industry in the Inland Northwest” during 2014. “Who... Read More...
Schoesler votes again for change to help budget talks start sooner The Senate today launched another attempt to get state-budget negotiations with the House of Representatives going a month sooner than usual. Senate Majority Leader Mark Schoesler was among those voting to have the first state-government revenue forecast of each year delivered on Feb. 20, rather than March 20. Legislative budget-writers... Read More...
Republican leader welcomes Colville’s John Smith to state Senate Sen. Mark Schoesler, leader of the state’s Republican senators, said today he is looking forward to serving with John Smith of Colville in the state Senate. Smith, who will succeed retired Sen. Bob Morton, was appointed today by commissioners in the five counties that are partially or completely within the... Read More...
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