— News By Subject —
State Government

Rep. Matt Shea discusses the presidential primary bill passed by House Democrats, disenfranchising thousands by requiring voters to choose Republican or Democrat. He also discusses health care legislation and other bills...

March 15, 2019

March 5, 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 talks about his legislation, HB 2103, to overturn I-1639 as well efforts by some Democrats to eliminate the death penalty and reduce sentences for violent criminals.

Feb. 22, 2019

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, introduced bipartisan legislation today to repeal I-1639. Shea released the following statement regarding his proposal, House Bill 2103: “Initiative 1639 is unconstitutional in many respects and...

Feb. 19, 2019

Rep. Matt Shea talks about the Legislature's recent “snow day,” his ORV bill, his work in the House Environment Committee, proper forest management and wildfire prevention.

Feb. 15, 2019

Rep. Matt Shea discusses religious freedoms, rights of conscience and the 2nd Amendment, as well as county sheriffs announcing they will not support or enforce I-1639, the gun initiative.

Feb. 6, 2019

'The fact that many, if not most, of those impacted by this shortsighted effort are women, just rubs salt in the wound,' says Shea In response to many inquiries about Senate...

Jan. 23, 2019

Rep. Shea talks about Gov. Jay Inslee's State of the State speech and how there are differences between what Inslee wants and Shea's constituents want.  He also discusses questionable orca funding...

Jan. 22, 2019

The 2019 legislative session has begun. I'm in Olympia fighting for common-sense solutions and working to protect our liberties. It is an honor to be entrusted by you to be your...

Jan. 18, 2019