Tag Archives: Mark Schoesler

Irv Newhouse Building Replacement Groundbreaking

By tracyellis | Published on June 02, 2023

The Irv Newhouse Building on the state capitol campus in Olympia is gone. Built as a “temporary” structure in 1934, the building housed the Senate Republican Caucus until the end of 2022. Construction of a new building is getting underway and is expected to be finished in November 2024. Senator Mark Schoesler and Former Senator Jim Honeyford spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony.

Governor Jay Inslee signs several Senate Republican Caucus member bills into law

By tracyellis | Published on May 12, 2023

Governor Inslee approved bills from Senators Keith Wagoner, Ron Muzzall, Chris Gildon, Mike Padden, Jeff Wilson, Drew MacEwen, Mark Schoesler, Shelly Short, and Curtis King.

SRC On Air: Sen. Mark Schoesler on KONA Radio in the Tri Cities

By tracyellis | Published on April 26, 2023

Sen. Mark Schoesler talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about state budgets, failed hard drug possession legislation, gun bills, crime, possible tax increases, and more.

SRC On Air: Sen. Mark Schoesler on The Commute with Carlson on KVI Radio

By tracyellis | Published on April 24, 2023

Sen. Mark Schoesler talks to KVI Radio’s John Carlson about the legislative session. They discuss bills related to firearms, hard drug possession, and police pursuits. They also talk about proposed Democrat tax increases and the state budgets.

Republican leaders call foul on Democrat late-session bid to raise property taxes

By tracyellis | Published on April 14, 2023

Senate Democrats unveiled a new proposal that would allow three percent state and local property tax hikes without a vote of the people – that’s triple the current one percent limit. Senators John Braun, Mark Schoesler and Keith Wagoner talk about it.