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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 again passes Schoesler bill improving irrigation-district elections
Senate again passes Schoesler bill improving irrigation-district elections
A proposal prime-sponsored by 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler that would improve irrigation district elections has been unanimously approved by the Senate for the second time in nearly a year. The Senate today unanimously passed Senate Bill 5342, which would allow mail-in ballot elections for irrigation districts and identify qualified...
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Senate again passes Schoesler bill to help school districts address maintenance needs
Senate again passes Schoesler bill to help school districts address maintenance needs
For the second time in nearly a year, the Senate has approved 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...
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Schoesler introduces bill to reduce pollution in Puget Sound
Schoesler introduces bill to reduce pollution in Puget Sound
For many years, environmentalists and others have decried increasing pollution in Puget Sound, pointing out how it is harming water quality and the wildlife that relies on the sound. Even though he lives hundreds of miles from the waterway, 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler has introduced a proposal that aims...
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Schoesler calls for Inslee, Democrats to provide tax relief in light of historic inflation
Schoesler calls for Inslee, Democrats to provide tax relief in light of historic inflation
Following today’s national inflation news that shows prices are 6.8% higher than a year ago, the highest inflation increase since June 1982, 9th District state Sen. Mark Schoesler is calling for Gov. Jay Inslee and legislative Democrats to offer tax relief to Washingtonians to help offset the financial struggles caused...
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