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The 2023 Session is Underway
The 2023 Session is Underway
The 2023 legislative session is well underway, as we wrap up Day 16 of what is scheduled to be a long,105-day session. It is a great honor and privilege to represent the people of the Tri-Cities in the state Senate. My first day as your state senator began with the swearing...
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Sen. Matt Boehnke takes oath of office in Olympia
Sen. Matt Boehnke takes oath of office in Olympia
Tri-Cities lawmaker to serve as lead Republican on Senate Human Services Committee Sen. Matt Boehnke began his first term as senator for the 8th Legislative District on Monday during the opening ceremonies of the 2023 legislative session. Boehnke will be the Republican leader on the Senate Human Services Committee, which deals...
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$10 million for new energy institute at WSU Tri-Cities
$10 million for new energy institute at WSU Tri-Cities
In the News: By Wendy Culverwell | Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business Gov. Jay Inslee will seek $10 million in 2023 to establish the Institute for Northwest Energy Futures at Washington State University Tri-Cities. The move fulfills the dream of the late Bob Ferguson, an influential U.S. Department of Energy...
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8th District Legislative Update hitting mailboxes soon; a word on election-year restrictions 8th District Legislative Update hitting mailboxes soon; a word on election-year restrictions
Due to election-year restrictions that begin on Monday, this will be my last email update to you until after the November election results are certified. The exception is if we go into a special session. However, I am still able to respond to constituents who contact me throughout the year,...
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