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Improvements to I-90 in the eastern Spokane Valley and other public works construction for the 4th Legislative District were among many projects OK’d by lawmakers as they passed capital and transportation...

April 28, 2019

Rep. Matt Shea explains why Gov. Jay Inslee’s “clean energy” plan is flawed, how it would increase rates and hurt working families.

April 12, 2019

Rep. Matt Shea talks about the governor’s “clean energy” bill, hemp legislation and gives an update on the possibility of a special session.

April 12, 2019

Rep. Matt Shea gives an update on low carbon fuel standards, transparency in medical billing, and an unconstitutional proposal requiring a candidate for president release his or her tax returns in...

April 10, 2019

We’ve reached the first main cutoff phase in the legislative session where bills need to be out of the policy and fiscal committees. Legislators will spend the next ten days debating,...

March 1, 2019

Rep. Matt Shea responds to Gov. Inslee’s State of the State Address, including comments on the governor’s carbon tax.  He also talks about the importance of water to rural Washington and...

Jan. 16, 2018

I want to thank those of you who were able to participate in my recent survey asking if you would support creating a 51st state east of the Cascades.  We had nearly...

April 13, 2017

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, explains the first budget proposal from the Senate and some of its fiscal aspects such as, taxation and cuts to spending. As the conversation develops, Rep....

April 4, 2017

Rep. Matt Shea discusses firearms legislation, industrial hemp and the Hirst decision.

April 4, 2017

I’d like to invite you to take my online survey by clicking here.  It should only take a few minutes of your time.  I value your input as I work for you...

Feb. 24, 2017