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February 23, 2024

Boehnke bills move toward votes in House

OLYMPIA… With less than two weeks to go before lawmakers adjourn for the year, four bills proposed by Sen. Matt Boehnke remain on track to become law. Three of the bills line up with Boehnke’s agenda for the 2024 legislative session: make Washington safer and more affordable, and build a better future for the state’s...
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February 23, 2024

Boehnke to speak at WEDA conference

OLYMPIA… Senator Matt Boehnke, R-Kennewick, will be a featured panelist at the Washington Economic Development Association’s 2024 Winter Conference this February 28-29. The conference, “ADAPT & IMPACT: Economic Development in a Rapidly Transforming World,” will be held in the Norman Worthington Conference Center at Saint Martin’s University, located at 5300 Pacific Ave SE in Lacey,...
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February 23, 2024

Boehnke secures $300,000 in capital budget

OLYMPIA… Washington State Senator Matt Boehnke, R-Kennewick, has helped secure $300,000 in the state capital budget for the 8th legislative district, which includes Benton and Franklin Counties. Sen. Boehnke’s capital budget requests were $240,000 from the 2025 local and community projects funding for the Port of Benton Inland that will help support the future state...
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February 23, 2024

The latest on six initiatives to the Legislature | AUDIO

Are you wondering about what’s going on with the six initiatives to the state Legislature? Tracy Ellis and a state Senator have some answers. #waleg LISTEN HERE
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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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