Senator Don Benton

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I'm honored to be serving our community.

Don Benton

April 22nd is Earth Day

Dear Friend,

It is great to be home and back to work at the Clark County Environmental Services Department!

With Earth day coming up on April 22nd, the Clark County Environmental Services department is very busy. It is an exciting time and every day I am honored to be the director of such a hardworking and dedicated team.  Being an important month for the Earth and the Environmental Services, I wanted you update you on an exciting grant the Environmental Services department received and two upcoming events in Clark County.

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2014 Session Review

Dear Friend,

During this year’s short 60 day legislative session I didn’t win every battle, but I did fight tirelessly for veterans, property owners, taxpayers and our most vulnerable.

A Session Review
Now with another session under our belts, I would like to take a moment to update you on a few of the successes and disappointments of the 2014 session.

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One Week left in Olympia

Dear Friend,

It’s hard to believe that we are in day 56 of the 60 day 2014 session. A lot has been happening since my last update. On February 18th we finished voting on bills introduced by Senators and began hearing bills from the House. While several of my bills moved to the House for hearings, and there is a lot going on in the Senate, I want to update you on an issue that has received a lot of attention in the media recently. Many of you are already familiar with the Columbia River Crossing (CRC)and the adverse effects the transportation project would have on not only Clark County residents but will cost Oregonians more money from already tight state budgets. I would like to give you a brief update on the CRC, the flaws in the plan and how it threatens Washingtonians property rights.

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2014 Legislative Update

Dear Friend,

The 2014 legislative session has been a productive and fast moving session so far.

Being a 60 day “short” session, there has been no time to waste.  Today I have a few quick updates for you about some highlights: our work in the State Senate to pass bipartisan job creating legislation and bills I have proposed to protect your property rights and support our veterans.

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