February 02, 2021

Following statewide data breach, Boehnke calls for stricter accountability measures

Rep. Matt Boehnke, R-Kennewick, joins the Lars Larson Show to discuss the recent statewide data breach that exposed the personal data of at least 1.4 million Washingtonians. Wash. House Republicans · 02-02-21- RADIO: Following statewide data breach, Boehnke calls for stricter accountability measures
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January 31, 2021

Radio Report: Rep. Matt Boehnke bill seeks to double Washington manufacturing jobs within 10 years

A bill that seeks to double the number of manufacturing jobs in Washington state by 2031 is under consideration by a House committee. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans · 01-31-21 – RADIO REPORT: Rep. Boehnke bill would double Washington manufacturing jobs in 10 years SATTGAST: More than 265 thousand...
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January 28, 2021

House committee to hear Boehnke bill aimed at doubling manufacturing jobs in Washington by 2031

A bill sponsored by Rep. Matt Boehnke seeking to double the number of manufacturing jobs in Washington by 2031 will be heard Friday morning in the House Community and Economic Development Committee. Washington’s 6,600 manufacturers are responsible for more than 265,000 jobs and generate more than $63 billion annually in...
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January 21, 2021

Working to rebuild our economy and revitalize our communities

Due to election-year restrictions, I was unable to send you legislative email updates throughout much of 2020. With this year's legislative session under way, I look forward to resuming my regular communication with you. Thank you for the opportunity to continue representing the Mighty 8th in the Legislature. It is...
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December 22, 2020

Rep. Matt Boehnke appointed ranking member of the House Community and Economic Development Committee

Rep. Matt Boehnke has been selected by the House Republican Caucus to serve as ranking member of the newly-created House Community and Economic Development Committee. The committee will consider issues relating to community development, community investment programs, and underrepresented communities. It will also consider issues relating to economic development and...
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December 08, 2020

Expedite Hanford cleanup with new science-driven approach

As the state legislators representing Washington’s 8th Legislative District, which includes the federal government’s sprawling Hanford Site, we have every reason to want the cleanup of Hanford to be successful. It’s been more than 30 years since Hanford’s mission officially shifted from the defense nuclear production that helped the United...
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May 09, 2020

It’s time to rebuild our economy and safely get Washingtonians back to work

Thank you to everyone who participated in the telephone town hall Sen. Brown, Rep. Klippert and I held last month. We took a lot of calls, most of which were focused on the coronavirus crisis. We want you to know we hear your concerns and frustrations, and are doing everything...
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May 06, 2020

2020 Legislative Report from 8th District Reps. Matt Boehnke and Brad Klippert

In this six-page mailer, 8th District Reps. Matt Boehnke and Brad Klippert provide information and resources on the coronavirus, a review of the 2020 legislative session, an overview of House Republican priorities, and an update on legislation they sponsored.
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April 22, 2020

Important: 8th District telephone town hall meeting tomorrow, April 23

Tomorrow afternoon from 4-5 p.m., Sen. Sharon Brown, Rep. Brad Klippert and I will be hosting an 8th District telephone town hall meeting. During the hourlong call, we’ll be answering questions from residents about this year’s 60-day legislative session and the ongoing coronavirus crisis. We’ll also be asking a number...
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April 20, 2020

8th District lawmakers to host telephone town hall Thursday, April 23

Eighth District Sen. Sharon Brown and Reps. Brad Klippert and Matt Boehnke, all R-Kennewick, will be hosting a telephone town hall this Thursday, April 23, from 4-5 p.m. During the hourlong call, the lawmakers will provide their thoughts on this year’s 60-day legislative session and the ongoing coronavirus crisis. They...
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