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Thank you to the Costa Mesans Against the Power Grab for your support in my campaign for Re-Election for the California State Assembly!

Harper Featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune

No on Prop. 67: Bag ban brings higher costs, no benefits By: Matthew Harper October 26, 2016, 3:00 p.m. I am often asked about my strong opposition to plastic bag bans. Won’t it reduce litter? Can’t people just bring reusable bags? With San Diego having passed a plastic bag ban ordinance in July and other nearby cities considering the issue, I want to share what happened when I was mayor of Huntington Beach in 2013 and 2014. We saw firsthand how the bag ban provided no benefits to the environment and only taxed residents on bags that used to be free. That is why the City Council rightfully voted to end the two-year ordinance that banned plastic bags. However, thanks to an “alliance” of envir

Harper Receives Endorsement from the Orange County Register

Matthew Harper for Assembly District 74 October 23, 2016 By: Orange County Register Editorial Board In the race for the 74th Assembly District, freshman Republican Assemblyman Matthew Harper is matched against Democrat Karina Onofre. But with time in Sacramento comes a track record, and Harper has proven himself an advocate for both taxpayers and the business community. Therefore, he has the endorsement of the Editorial Board for a second term. Harper knows the 74th A.D. well, having been raised in Huntington Beach, portions of which fall within the district, which also includes parts of Costa Mesa, Irvine, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach and Laguna Woods. On business

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