March 26, 2019

TVW Legislator Profile: Rep. Matt Boehnke

Rep. Matt Boehnke, R-Kennewick, sits down with TVW to discuss the 8th Legislative District, one of his favorite political mentors, and the state’s K-12 education system.
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March 22, 2019

Town hall meeting on Saturday morning in Richland!

Tomorrow morning, Sen. Sharon Brown, Rep. Brad Klippert and I will be hosting a town hall meeting in Richland at The Arc of Tri-Cities from 9 a.m. to noon. The three of us will be providing a brief update on the legislative session, and then opening it up for questions....
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March 22, 2019

Rep. Boehnke discusses House of Origin cutoff and an upcoming town hall in Richland

Rep. Boehnke discusses House of Origin cutoff, and provides an update on several bills he co-sponsored this year. He also invites 8th District residents to attend a town hall meeting he’s holding with Sen. Sharon Brown and Rep. Brad Klippert in Richland on Saturday, March 23.
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March 16, 2019

8th District lawmakers to host town hall meeting in Richland on March 23

Eighth District lawmakers Sen. Sharon Brown, Rep. Brad Klippert, and Rep. Matt Boehnke will host a town meeting on Saturday, March 23, at The Arc of Tri-Cities in Richland. During the three-hour meeting, the legislators will provide an update on the 2019 legislative session and take questions from attendees. Details...
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March 11, 2019

Rep. Boehnke joins KONA to provide an update on the 2019 session

Rep. Matt Boehnke calls in to KONA to provide an update on the 2019 legislative session. Topics include house of origin cutoff, the status of his two bills, and an upcoming town hall meeting in Richland.
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March 07, 2019

Rep. Boehnke on TVW’s ‘Inside Olympia’

On Thursday, March 7, Republican Reps. Matt Boehnke and Chris Gildon sat down with TVW's Austin Jenkins to discuss their backgrounds, their legislative priorities, and some of the important bills that are making their way through the legislative process this year. Click on the image below to view the interview.
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February 28, 2019

Policy cutoff: The good and bad bills that survived

This past Friday marked the first major deadline of the 2019 legislative session, policy committee cutoff. All policy bills that did not make it out of the committee in which they were introduced are now considered "dead" for the year. The only exception to this are bills considered necessary to...
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February 20, 2019

Bipartisan Veterans and Military Families Caucus formed in House

For the first time, members of the Washington State House of Representatives have formed a Veterans and Military Families Caucus.
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February 15, 2019

Braving Snowmageddon to drop my first bill

Late last week, I had an opportunity to sit down and record my first video update of the session. In it, I discuss my professional background, my top legislative priorities, and the major issues being discussed in the House Innovation, Technology and Economic Development Committee. I hope you’ll take a...
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February 14, 2019

Boehnke introduces bill to boost pay of K-12 instructional staff who receive national certification

Rep. Matt Boehnke has introduced a bill that would provide an opportunity for all K-12 instructional staff to receive a yearly bonus of roughly $5,000.
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