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Statements from legislative caucus leaders on Senate Bill 6617 (Legislative Public Records Act) Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson, D-Maury Island “We have listened to the concerns of the media and open...

Feb. 21, 2018

'This is, first and foremost, about protecting the right to due process,' says Shea Under legislation passed by the state House of Representatives today, Washington could potentially join other states around the...

Feb. 13, 2018

Fourth Legislative District legislators, Sen. Mike Padden, Rep. Matt Shea and Rep. Bob McCaslin, all R-Spokane Valley, issued the following statement today regarding the school shooting at Freeman High School: “Our...

Sept. 13, 2017

Leadership changes made following Shelly Short's appointment to the state Senate Washington State House Republicans selected Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, to be their Caucus Chair in a meeting last night....

Feb. 2, 2017

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, introduced legislation last week in the state House of Representatives condemning the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement. Shea, who has worked on this issue for the past...

Feb. 1, 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

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

Rep. Matt Shea, Rep. Bob McCaslin and Sen. Mike Padden, all R-Spokane Valley, are inviting citizens from throughout the 4th District to join them Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. - 7...

Feb. 19, 2016