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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

A bill by Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, that would allow people to use their woodstoves for heat during emergency power outages passed the House of Representatives Monday, 97-0.

Feb. 16, 2016

Rep. Matt Shea is hoping to advance a bill that would allow parents to involuntarily commit their minor-age chemical dependent children to treatment programs.

Feb. 12, 2016

Rep. Matt Shea encourages citizens to become prepared with basic essential supplies in the event of an emergency, crisis or natural disaster.

Nov. 19, 2015

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, is the recipient of the ACT for America National Security Eagle Award. Shea accepted the honor during the anti-terrorism group's annual conference in Washington, D. C....

Sept. 8, 2015

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

July 1, 2015