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Rep. Schmidt speaks in support of Initiative 2113, during floor debate in the state House of Representatives. The initiative would restore vehicular police pursuits and reduce crime rates in communities and across...

March 5, 2024

Rep. Suzanne Schmidt and former referee Bob West discuss her legislation, House Bill 2079 that would expand the crime of assault against sports officials, volunteer or paid, and be included in...

Feb. 10, 2024

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

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

During House floor debate this session, 4th District State State Rep. Suzanne Schmidt, spoke against Senate Bill 5123, which could compromise public safety in the work place. The bill prohibits employers from discriminating...

April 20, 2023

Following a late-night debate Wednesday, the state House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 5599, legislation that exempts shelters and host homes for runaway children from having to notify parents when their...

April 14, 2023

Rep. Suzanne Schmidt, R-Spokane Valley, and Rep. Stephanie McClintock, R-Vancouver, join Austin Jenkins on TVW’s Inside Olympia to discuss their backgrounds, share what motivated them to run for office, and talk...

April 6, 2023

Rep. Suzanne Schmidt discusses House Bill 1762. The bill is entitled “protecting warehouse workers.” Schmidt points out that there are protections already in place, and this legislation will add more burdensome...

March 8, 2023

Rep. Suzanne Schmidt speaks against House Bill 1143, which would place onerous requirements on law-abiding gun owners and firearm dealers. It would impose training, permitting, and waiting period requirements on gun...

March 7, 2023

Rep. Suzanne Schmidt talks about the passage of her first bill House Bill 1656, which would improve the efficiency and coordination between the Employment Security Department and the Office of Administrative...

March 4, 2023