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Fourth District Rep. Suzanne Schmidt had two bills signed into law this week by Gov. Jay Inslee. Schmidt worked with the Employment Security Department (ESD) on House Bill 1898, which will streamline...

March 14, 2024

Fourth District State Rep. Suzanne Schmidt is holding an in-person town hall on Saturday, March 23, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Spokane Valley Library. Constituents are invited to join her. She will...

March 14, 2024

The House of Representatives passed the capital budget on Wednesday. State Rep. Suzanne Schmidt was able to get several projects into the spending plan. “This capital spending plan includes funding for much-needed infrastructure improvements...

March 6, 2024

Two bills introduced by Rep. Suzanne Schmidt unanimously passed the Senate last week. House Bill 2127, would provide workers’ compensation incentives for employees to return to work as part of Washington state’s...

March 4, 2024

On Monday, Rep. Suzanne Schmidt received notice that the application process with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now open for constituents who...

Feb. 27, 2024

Legislation to deter people from exhibiting intimidating or harassing behavior at public schools passed the state House of Representatives unanimously on Tuesday. House Bill 2079, sponsored by 4th District Rep. Suzanne...

Feb. 13, 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

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

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