Legislature

Schoesler receives award from Habitat for Humanity for affordable-housing work Sen. Mark Schoesler received a pleasant surprise this morning: an award from Habitat for Humanity of Washington State for his service and support of affordable housing. Jennifer Wallace, the executive director of Habitat for Humanity’s Palouse affiliate, presented the award to Schoesler during a legislative breakfast hosted by the Pullman... Read More...
Schoesler praises supplemental capital budget passed by Legislature The state supplemental capital budget passed by the Legislature this week addresses both statewide needs and local projects, says 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler, who worked with legislators from the Senate majority and House of Representatives to negotiate the final version of the budget. “This is a true bipartisan capital... Read More...
Schoesler says two full years of emergency orders is too much Today marks the start of the third year of Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 state of emergency. To 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler, it’s a frustrating reminder that Washington was not meant to be controlled by one person for so long. “No governor in our nation has exercised emergency powers as... Read More...
Senate resolution sponsored by Schoesler honors work of Dr. Bill Schillinger Dr. Bill Schillinger, the longtime researcher who ran Washington State University’s dryland research farm in Lind, was honored today on the Senate floor with a resolution sponsored by 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler. Dr. Schillinger retired this January after a 29-year career working at the dryland research station. During his... Read More...