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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 2013 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.

Latest News

November 10, 2014 |  Interim Veterans’ Day Update   Dear Friends, Election Day has come and gone, and with its passage, we now have a clearer picture of what awaits us in the new legislative session, which is about two months away. First, we know that our conservative Majority Coalition Caucus...
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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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Benton Bulletin- August 26, 2014 Benton Bulletin- August 26, 2014
Dear Friends, It’s hard to believe how fast time flies. As Labor Day approaches, summer is coming to an end, the kids are preparing to go back to school and we are now more than halfway through the Legislature’s interim. The new legislative session is just a little over three...
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Benton applauds tentative agreement in grain-worker dispute Benton applauds tentative agreement in grain-worker dispute
As reported by The Associated Press, today the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced a tentative agreement between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Northwest grain companies that should allow grain exports from the Port of Vancouver to resume. Deputy Senate Leader Don Benton, R-Vancouver, applauded the agreement...
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