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During the final two weeks of this year's legislative session, which adjourned this past Sunday, the majority party rejected emergency powers reform, approved an income tax on capital gains, and adopted...

April 30, 2021

Joining KONA Radio's Ed Dawson, Rep. Matt Boehnke discusses a bill of his that was recently signed into law that seeks to double manufacturing jobs in Washington state by 2031. Boehnke...

April 20, 2021

This Saturday from 2-3:30 p.m., I will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting with Sen. Sharon Brown and Rep. Brad Klippert. The three of us will provide a brief session...

March 17, 2021

Rep. Matt Boehnke, R-Kennewick, joins “The Bottom Line” on KONA to discuss an appeal from legislators to Gov. Jay Inslee requesting accelerated reopening of the state. Boehnke also talks about his...

Feb. 23, 2021

On Tuesday, the four senior Republican members on the House Appropriations Committee held a press conference to unveil the 2021-23 House Republican operating budget proposal. It stands in stark contrast to...

Feb. 19, 2021

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 ·...

Feb. 2, 2021

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...

Jan. 21, 2021

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...

May 9, 2020

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...

May 6, 2020

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...

April 22, 2020