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Rep. Matt Shea is inviting 4th District citizens to join him for a telephone town hall meeting Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The program is an opportunity for citizens to...

Feb. 15, 2011

It's been a busy week at the state Capitol and we've made progress in my goals to ensure less taxes, less government and more freedom! So here's a quick update on...

Feb. 11, 2011

BILL ALERT – House Bill 1442 Clarification Earlier I sent you a note with the letter below. The handwritten note came to me from the ranking Republican who was told the...

Feb. 9, 2011

Alex Burrington, an 8th grade student at St. Mary's Catholic School in Spokane Valley, recently served as a page in the Washington House of Representatives. He was sponsored by Rep. Matt...

Feb. 8, 2011

As we close the third week of the legislative session, I wanted to bring you up to date on the latest news from Olympia. It is an honor to work for...

Jan. 28, 2011

BILL ALERT This is the first in a series of quick “bill alerts” I plan to send whenever legislation comes up for a hearing or a vote that I feel you...

Jan. 21, 2011

The election-year restrictions for communication have been lifted, so I am pleased to provide you with an e-mail update from the Legislature. I spent much of last week in Olympia –...

Dec. 16, 2010

CLE ELUM: The Washington House Republican Caucus today tapped Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, to serve as assistant floor leader for the 2011-12 legislative term. Shea was elected by his fellow...

Nov. 19, 2010

On April 23, Democrat Gov. Christine Gregoire signed into law nearly $800 million in new and increased taxes. Last week, May 4, she signed into law the supplemental budget that spends...

May 11, 2010

MORE REPUBLICAN SOLUTIONS SHOT DOWN Throughout the 60-day regular session, and now, the special session, my Republican colleagues and I have offered many very good solutions to balance the state budget...

April 3, 2010