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Dear Friends,

Thank you for visiting my Web site. Please check often for updates on my efforts on behalf of 17th District residents and Clark County.

If you have any questions or concerns about the issues before the 2015 Legislature, please contact me via e-mail, the toll free legislative hotline at 1-800-562-6000 or my Olympia office at (360) 786-7632.

My legislative assistant, Matt Hunter, will be happy to help you obtain the information you need and get your messages to me.

As ever, I will continue to oppose higher taxes, help pass tougher laws to keep criminals off our streets, improve our transportation system, and guard against further attacks on your private property rights. It is my honor and privilege to serve the 17th Legislative District in the Washington State Senate.

Your comments, ideas and questions are always welcome.

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TAXPAYER ALERT! House Democrats force second special session, demand new taxes
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TAXPAYER ALERT! House Democrats force second special session, demand new taxes
With $3.2 billion more in revenue, there is no need for new taxes;I will continue to work to protect Washington taxpayers! The first 30-day special legislative session ended today without a budget agreement, and a second special session will begin tomorrow. I am as frustrated as you are that taxpayers...
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Benton stormwater management bill signed by governor
Gov. Jay Inslee signs Senate Bill No. 5314, May 11, 2015. Relating to the use of local storm water charges paid by the department of transportation.
Benton stormwater management bill signed by governor
Inslee also signed Benton’s measures reforming state government and protecting consumers from mortgage fraud Three measures introduced by Sen. Don Benton during this year’s regular legislative session were signed today by Gov. Jay Inslee in a ceremony at the governor’s office. Benton, one of the Legislature’s leading advocates for smarter...
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Benton bills signed by governor in Capitol ceremony
Gov. Jay Inslee signs Senate Bill No. 5302, April 25, 2015. Relating to the prudent investor rule for Washington state trusts, delegation of trustee duties by trustees of a Washington state trust, and standards for authorization and treatment of statutory trust advisors and directed trustees incident to the establishment of Washington State directed trusts.
Benton bills signed by governor in Capitol ceremony
CHAMPVA bill helping the families of veterans obtain supplemental insurance among the measures to become law July 24 Four measures introduced by Sen. Don Benton during this year’s regular legislative session were signed on Saturday by Gov. Jay Inslee in a ceremony at the governor’s office. The new laws, which...
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Benton: House failure to budget responsibly led to special session
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Benton: House failure to budget responsibly led to special session
On the final day of the regular 2015 legislative session, 17th District Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, made this statement regarding the need for a special session, which will begin Wednesday: “I believe it is reprehensible that the Legislature couldn’t get a budget out after nearly four months, due the orchestrated...
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