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With a 93-5 vote Tuesday, the state House approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Matt Boehnke aimed at fostering economic growth by supporting emerging businesses in the new space economy. While...

Feb. 19, 2020

Rep. Matt Boehnke, R-Kennewick, has introduced a series of bills seeking to bolster Washington's space industry and position the state as a leader in the new space economy for both civilian...

Jan. 23, 2020

Appearing Tuesday before the House State Government and Tribal Relations Committee, Rep. Matt Boehnke, R-Kennewick, testified on a bill he's sponsored to ensure secure ballot transmission for military and overseas voters...

Jan. 22, 2020

As your state representative, it's my job to work on your behalf and help ensure the 8th District remains the best place in the state to live, work and raise a...

Nov. 8, 2019

This year's 105-day legislative session ended on a disappointing note, as the majority party approved $2 billion in tax increases in the dead of night before ultimately passing the 2019-21 operating...

May 10, 2019

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...

March 7, 2019

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...

Feb. 28, 2019

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

Feb. 20, 2019

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...

Feb. 15, 2019