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Rep. Suzanne Schmidt gives a floor speech on House Bill 2127, that would provides workers’ compensation incentives for employees to return to work as part of Washington State’s Stay at Work...

Feb. 9, 2024

Fourth District lawmaker State Rep. Suzanne Schmidt is holding an in-person town hall on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 9 a.m., at the Trailhead Golf Course. Constituents are invited to join her. She will...

Feb. 7, 2024

Sienna Shadd paged in the Washington State House of Representatives Jan. 14-19. The student, who attends Ridgeline High School, was sponsored by 4th District Rep. Suzanne Schmidt. “Sienna is a shining star. She...

Feb. 6, 2024

A popular state program that pays employers for providing light duty for workers with a temporary disability may be getting an extra cash infusion under a bipartisan bill approved Tuesday in...

Feb. 6, 2024

Legislation that would increase incentives for workers to return to the workforce sooner passed the House of Representatives unanimously on Tuesday. House Bill 2127, sponsored by Rep. Suzanne Schmidt, provides workers’...

Feb. 6, 2024

Increased penalties would be faced by those committing assaults against students and referees under terms of legislation proposed by a Republican lawmaker. Nic Scott reports. Wash. House Republicans · 01-26-24 –...

Jan. 26, 2024

Rep. Suzanne Schmidt presented House Bill 2087 to the House Labor and Workplace Standards Committee this session to address the cumbersome and sometimes frivolous objection process for those trying to create apprenticeship programs. As many...

Jan. 25, 2024

Legislation that would increase penalties for those fighting on public school grounds, including during youth and high school athletic events, has been scheduled for a public hearing in the Washington State...

Jan. 23, 2024

Before an overflow public hearing room in Olympia,  Rep. Suzanne Schmidt presented House Bill 2087 to the House Labor and Workplace Standards Committee. “We have a workforce shortage in our trades....

Jan. 17, 2024

State Rep. Suzanne Schmidt, R-Spokane Valley, has been appointed to the Washington State Building Code Council (SBCC) by House Speaker Laurie Jinkins. Schmidt, who serves as the ranking Republican on the House Labor...

Jan. 9, 2024