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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 discusses the Building Economic Strength Through Manufacturing Act, a bill he's sponsored that aims to double the number of manufacturing jobs in WA by 2031. House Bill 1170,...

Feb. 3, 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

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...

Jan. 28, 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

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...

Dec. 8, 2020

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

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...

April 20, 2020