The 9th Legislative District, geographically, is one of the biggest in the state, if not THE biggest.

It includes northern Franklin County, part of Adams, and a big chunk of western Whitman County. The three state reps are planning a citizen Town Hall-Open House on February 22nd. The District also includes parts of Spokane, Garfield, and Asotin Counties.

It is also one of the most staunch conservative-Republican dominated Districts in the entire state.


State Senator Mark Schoessler (R-Ritzville) and House Reps Mary Dye (R-Pomeroy) and Joe Schmick (R-Colfax) will be holding the virtual meeting from 6:30PM to 8 PM.  According to the information about the event:

"During the town hall meeting, the 9th District legislative team will discuss several issues, including:

  • The Democrats' mandatory long-term care insurance tax.
  • The state's $8.8 billion surplus, including $2.2 billion in reserves and $1.2 billion in unspent federal stimulus.
  • Whether the majority party will allow for any meaningful tax relief.
  • Updates to last year's failed law enforcement reform bills.
  • Emergency powers reform."

The meeting will also allow citizens to give their concerns, comments, and opinions on what's being proposed and voted on in Olympia, as well as other topics.

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Registration is REQUIRED for the event, anyone who lives-votes in the 9th District is encouraged to sign up.  Click on the button below for the registration address and more information.


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