February 01, 2024

2024 session week 4 video update

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January 26, 2024

2024 session week 3 video update

VIDEO: 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler’s 2024 Session Week 3 update      
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January 23, 2024

Schoesler blasts Washington State Parks over Steptoe Butte, Lyons Ferry parks

One popular state park – Steptoe Butte – in eastern Washington’s 9th Legislative District is about to have a very basic service eliminated. Another state park in the district – Lyons Ferry – continues to see long delays with the reopening of its campsites. Both situations don’t sit well with...
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January 15, 2024

2024 session week 1 video update

9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler talks about the first week of the 2024 legislative session in Olympia, including his thoughts on Gov. Inslee’s state of the state speech and problems existing in Washington, including education, affordability and public safety.  
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December 28, 2023

Schoesler to introduce resolution recognizing retiring Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson

Sen. Mark Schoesler announced today that he plans to introduce a resolution recognizing the contributions and service of Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson, who is retiring after 20 years in that office. “Glenn Johnson is truly a dedicated public servant who has been an integral part of the Pullman community and...
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October 13, 2023

Schoesler: New regional hydrogen hub would not happen without hydropower

State Sen. Mark Schoesler issued this statement following this morning’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Energy that it will provide $1 billion to Washington, Oregon and Montana to establish eight hydrogen production sites across the three states: “This would not happen without hydropower. Our state has a strong and...
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June 07, 2023

Schoesler says latest cap-and-trade carbon auction will raise fuel prices again

The recent carbon allowance auction held by the state Department of Ecology under the state’s costly cap-and-trade program will mean even higher fuel prices for drivers in Washington just as the summer driving season is about to start, says 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler. “Drivers across Washington will pay even...
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May 09, 2023

Governor signs Schoesler bill helping school districts address maintenance needs

A bill introduced this year by 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler that aims to help school districts in Washington address their building-maintenance needs was signed today by Gov. Jay Inslee. The law created by Senate Bill 5403 will allow school districts to create a “depreciation subfund” that can receive a...
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April 22, 2023

Schoesler praises state capital budget passed by Legislature

State Sen. Mark Schoesler, the Senate Republican leader on the capital budget, issued this statement after the Legislature passed a new state capital budget for 2023-25. It funds the construction and maintenance of state buildings, public-school matching grants, higher-education facilities, public lands, parks, water infrastructure and other assets. “This is...
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