Schoesler receives award from hunting organization A group has honored 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler for his work on behalf of hunters in Washington. The Hunters Heritage Council, Washington’s largest hunting-rights organization, has named Schoesler a “Legislator of the Year” for 2022. The award was announced this week by Hunters Heritage Council President Mark Pidgeon. “I’m... Read More...
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...
Schoesler opposes transportation funding passed by Senate A trio of transportation bills passed tonight by the Senate, including  the chamber’s supplemental transportation budget and a new package of transportation projects, received “no” votes from 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler. He is particularly critical of the new package, saying it fails to benefit the entire state while relying... Read More...