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The Ninth Legislative District is among the largest in our state, covering all or part of six counties in eastern and southeastern Washington. Its many attractive features include some of the finest agricultural land in the United States, an outstanding public university and an inviting, primarily rural lifestyle. I am honored to represent the Ninth District at our Capitol for a 23rd consecutive year.

I am committed to providing Ninth District residents with accessible, responsible representation, and making sure the generations which follow ours – like our two children and three grandchildren – have opportunities to prosper which are at least equal to what we have enjoyed. That means working for fiscal stability, through sustainable budgeting and reasonable taxation, and sensible policies.

My particular interests as a lawmaker are, not surprisingly, agriculture and our state budget.

Again, thanks for visiting. If you have any questions or concerns about the issues facing our state, please contact me via e-mail, the toll free legislative hotline at 1-800-562-6000 or my Olympia office at (360) 786-7620.

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Senate OKs Schoesler bill helping school districts address maintenance needs
Senate OKs Schoesler bill helping school districts address maintenance needs
The Senate today voted 44-4 to approve a bill introduced by Sen. Mark Schoesler that would help school districts in Washington address their building maintenance needs. Senate Bill 5202 would allow school districts to create a “depreciation subfund” that can receive a transfer of up to 2 percent of a...
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Senate panel passes Schoesler bill offering property-tax relief for residents rebuilding homes ruined by wildfires
Senate panel passes Schoesler bill offering property-tax relief for residents rebuilding homes ruined by wildfires
A Senate committee has approved a bill sponsored by 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler that would provide property-tax relief for Malden residents and other Washingtonians who are rebuilding homes damaged or destroyed by wildfires last September. The Senate Ways and Means Committee last night unanimously approved Senate Bill 5454. Under...
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Schoesler criticizes committee passage of bill creating state income tax
Schoesler criticizes committee passage of bill creating state income tax
Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville and a member of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, issued this statement following the Ways and Means Committee’s approval tonight of Senate Bill 5096, the Democrat-sponsored proposal requested by Gov. Jay Inslee that would create a state income tax on capital gains. “This bill is...
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Schoesler bill would offer property-tax relief for residents rebuilding homes destroyed by September wildfires
Schoesler bill would offer property-tax relief for residents rebuilding homes destroyed by September wildfires
Nearly 300 homes, including more than 120 residences in or near the Whitman County towns of Malden and Pine City, were destroyed by wildfires torching different parts of Washington last September. Sen. Mark Schoesler has introduced legislation that would offer property-tax relief for those who are rebuilding homes damaged or...
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