Sen. Mark Schoesler
Schoesler applauds state CERB grant for Othello market district study A $50,000 state grant awarded to Othello to conduct a study of a possible market district and food makers’ incubator could help the community and its agriculture-based economy, said state Sen. Mark Schoesler. The state Community Economic Revitalization Board approved the grant for Othello at its Nov. 21 meeting, noting... Read More...
Schoesler named to Senate Labor and Commerce Committee Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, is joining the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee so he can advocate for regulatory reform and other issues that will benefit Washington’s economy and working families. “This will be a new committee for me, and I’m looking forward to the challenge,” said Schoesler, who added... Read More...
Sen. Mark Schoesler
Schoesler: November revenue forecast shows B&O tax hike isn’t needed Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, says the latest state revenue forecast shows that the Legislature should roll back the huge business-and-occupation tax increase that it imposed on certain services earlier this year. The fourth-quarter revenue forecast, released today, shows an increase of $299 million over the third-quarter forecast from September.... Read More...
Columbia Basin Development League presents Schoesler with award State Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, has received an award from the Columbia Basin Development League for his longtime legislative efforts on behalf of communities and irrigators in the basin area. The organization presented Schoesler with its Perseverance Award Tuesday during its 55th annual meeting, held in Moses Lake. “The league... Read More...
Kahlotus, Lind, Ritzville awarded Community Development Block Grants Three communities in the 9th Legislative District are among about two dozen Washington rural cities or counties that will receive Community Development Block Grants from the state Department of Commerce this year. The local communities receiving grants are: Kahlotus, $680,000 for well and water distribution improvements. Lind, $750,000 for water... Read More...
Schoesler applauds loan to Basin City water district State Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, is pleased that a Franklin County community will soon be able to complete an important water project. The state Public Works Board is awarding a $495,000 loan to the Basin City Water and Sewer District, which will use the loan to complete a project in... Read More...
Schoesler encourages public to attend an agriculture fair As summer enters its final month, fair season is fast approaching in many communities on both sides of the Cascades. Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, encourages the public to support Washington’s agricultural community by attending one or more fairs in the coming weeks. Schoesler, a fifth-generation wheat farmer whose... Read More...