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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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Benton bills to improve state government and protect consumers receive committee hearings Benton bills to improve state government and protect consumers receive committee hearings
Several measures introduced by Vancouver Sen. Don Benton received committee hearings today, including four bills aimed at protecting consumers from fraud and abuse, which came before the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee. “Each session, it is important that we take a look at our laws pertaining to banking, investment,...
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Benton Bulletin for Jan. 20, 2015 Benton Bulletin for Jan. 20, 2015
Today was the 37th annual Washington March for Life in Olympia. It’s always uplifting to welcome the marchers from across our state, and some from our area, who make their way to the Capitol steps, then fan out to visit their local legislators with messages of hope and life. That...
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Benton Bulletin (TAXPAYER ALERT!) Benton Bulletin (TAXPAYER ALERT!)
I don’t believe the citizens want to prohibit tax increases – we all know taxes have their purpose. But it’s clear that the citizens want tax increases to be a last resort – and they want the Legislature to look at all the other options first. They said so three...
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Benton chosen to chair Senate financial-institutions committee Benton chosen to chair Senate financial-institutions committee
Clark County lawmaker also named vice chairman of the powerful Transportation Committee Sen. Don Benton has been tapped by the Republican-controlled Majority Coalition Caucus to serve in key leadership roles on two of the most powerful and influential committees directly impacting the people of southwest Washington. The longtime Vancouver lawmaker...
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