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February 14, 2024

Property-tax increase bill dies, Boehnke praises Republican leaders

On Feb. 8, 2024, members of the Republican caucus, homeowners, and small business owners held a press conference to inform the public about Senate Bill 5770, a bill that would have significantly raised property taxes. One day later, on Feb. 9, it was announced that Democrats have ditched the bill repealing a voter-backed cap on property...
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February 09, 2024

Sen. Matt Boehnke on KONA Radio in the Tri Cities

Sen Matt Boehnke on KONA Radio talking about his legislation that would make trespassing on a school bus a felony, the initiatives to the legislature, a measure that would triple the allowable property tax growth rate, and more. #waleg LISTEN HERE
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February 09, 2024

Charting a Sustainable Energy Future

As Washington stands at a pivotal moment in shaping its energy future, it becomes increasingly clear that adopting sensible, forward-thinking solutions is crucial for a reliable, cost-effective, and environmentally sound power grid. It’s time for our state to embrace energy policies that genuinely prioritize the well-being of its residents. The Power Washington plan, a comprehensive...
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January 15, 2024

8th District lawmakers to host virtual town hall Feb. 17

– In a combined effort to support open communication and more community engagement, three 8th District lawmakers are hosting a virtual town hall on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. Washington State Senator Matt Boehnke (R), State Representative Stephanie Barnard (R), and State Rep. April Connors (R), all three representing the 8th Legislative District, invite...
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January 15, 2024

Boehnke introduces SB 5957 addressing A.I.

Olympia, Wash. – In the rapidly advancing world of artificial intelligence (A.I.), distinguishing between what is genuinely original and what is the product of AI is becoming increasingly challenging. This scenario echoes the transformative early phase of the internet, where technological advancements necessitated legal evolution. Understanding this critical juncture, Senator Matt Boehnke, R-Kennewick, is committed...
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January 12, 2024

SRC On Air: Sen. Matt Boehnke on KONA Radio in the Tri Cities

SRC On Air: Sen. Matt Boehnke on KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line talking about artificial intelligence and wind turbine permitting as it relates to fighting wildfires from the air. #waleg LISTEN: https://ow.ly/bUYI50QqcWp  
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