It is an honor to serve as your 4th District State Representative. In the State House, I live by the motto: Less Tax, Less Government, More Freedom! My record demonstrates that I am not afraid to take tough votes or advocate for the policies that will ensure a better future for our children and grandchildren so that they can enjoy life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. When legislation comes before me it must pass three tests: 1) Is it constitutional according to the original intent of our Founding Fathers and our God given unalienable rights?; 2) Can it be done more efficiently in the private sector?; and 3) Can it be done within existing revenues, rather than raising taxes? That’s why I have signed the “no new or increased tax pledge” and have fought tooth and nail to get government out of the way of our small businesses so they can create jobs.
I believe two things: First, government doesn’t own wealth – it gets its wealth from you and me; Second, government doesn’t produce wealth – we, the citizens, do. The Free Market is the greatest engine of prosperity for all Washingtonians and we must remove the shackles from our entrepreneurs and put those shackles back on “Big Government.”
With a group of pro-liberty legislators, I am proud to say that we are going on the offense against “Big Government” with the Freedom Agenda, which is now officially the most successful slate of conservative legislation in over two decades!
From blocking a state-wide gasoline tax increase more than 7 times, to increasing gun ownership rights; from expanding the use of composite materials in construction (directly affecting manufacturers in Spokane County), to eliminating cost prohibitive regulations on daycare providers that would have otherwise gone out-of-business – building coalitions around issues of principle is changing “business as usual” in Olympia. I am proud that the Freedom Agenda bills that were signed into law are getting the citizens of Washington working again!
A vote for Matt Shea means you will have someone committed to representing you, and the right priorities, like job creation, public safety, a first-class education for our children, and a completed North/South Freeway without increased taxes to pay for it! I have been – and always will be – a staunch defender of the United States Constitution, property rights, gun ownership, and the sanctity of human life. I have always signed, and kept my word on a “no new, or increased tax pledge”, and have continuously fought for a “balanced budget amendment” to the Washington State Constitution.
If you find time in your day, please pray for Viktoriya and me. Please also consider supporting my campaign with an endorsement, putting a sign in your yard, or volunteering for an event. I would be humbled and honored to have your vote.
May God Bless you & your family!