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Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, writes in his e-newsletter about recent shake-ups in the Inslee administration, Rachel's Law, and passage of Freedom Agenda bills.

Feb. 16, 2016

Rep. Matt Shea says key bills deserve to be heard in daylight, referring to legislation bottlenecked in committee by House majority chairs.

Feb. 5, 2016

It didn't take long once the 2016 legislative session began on Jan. 11 before new attacks were launched from the left against your constitutional right to keep and bear arms, against...

Jan. 26, 2016

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, talks with KXLY about several bills that provide some concern, including a potential ban on assault weapons.

Jan. 20, 2016

Rep. Matt Shea talked with Rick Rydell on KXLY about proposed gun legislation.  The Spokane Valley Republican says second amendment rights continue to be a key issue; however, Democrats pushing a bill...

Jan. 19, 2016

Local lawmakers secured funding in the Senate capital-budget proposal for construction projects throughout the 4th Legislative District.

July 1, 2015

A Freedom Agenda update from Rep. Matt Shea.

June 3, 2015

It is an enormous disappointment and failure of the Legislature — and specifically due to the stubbornness of the governor and Democrat leaders in the House and Senate — that we are...

April 24, 2015

Four students from The Oaks Classical Christian Academy in Spokane recently served as pages in the Washington State House of Representatives. They were sponsored by Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley. Brooke Modderman,...

April 22, 2015

It is Day 86 of the scheduled 105-day session. On Thursday, House Democrats passed their $39 billion budget measure, House Bill 1106, on a party-line vote, 51-47. The measure would rely...

April 7, 2015