Rep. Matt Shea's News & Media


Radio report: Democrats have shot down a proposed rule by state House Republicans that would have required lawmakers to fund education first before passing state operating and transportation budgets.

Jan. 25, 2017

The Washington State House of Representatives adopted rules for the 2017 legislative session today. House Republicans offered an amendment to the rules that would have been the cornerstone of their plan...

Jan. 25, 2017

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, pre-filed legislation this week, House Joint Memorial 4000, to petition Congress to allow for the creation of a 51st state in Eastern Washington.  The state would...

Dec. 8, 2016

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, will once again serve as assistant floor leader for Republicans in the Washington House of Representatives. Shea was re-elected to the post this morning by his...

Nov. 28, 2016

In this opinion editorial, Rep. Matt Shea, who serves as ranking member of the House Environment Committee, expresses concerns about Gov. Jay Inslee's new Clean Air Rule proposal, and says there...

June 26, 2016

2016 Freedom Agenda video updates from Rep. Matt Shea

June 25, 2016

The governor has signed three of Rep. Matt Shea's "Freedom Agenda" bills, and another measure that authorizes limited growing of industrial hemp will become law following the Legislature's action to override...

April 3, 2016

In this opinion-editorial, Rep. Matt Shea discusses the economic and environmental benefits of legalizing the growth of industrial hemp in Washington state.

March 10, 2016

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, talks with KLFE about the kinds of awards necessary to travel on I-405, the on-going budget negotiations, and continuing legislative activities in Olympia.

March 8, 2016

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, talked with Rick Rydell on KXLY about a new beer bill, legislation on guns, and his feelings as the session nears an end.

Feb. 23, 2016