Business, Jobs & Economy

Anti-Janus Bill Debate Podcast Sen. Braun, King, and Short each speak on the ills of the passage of the Anti-Janus bill from the floor of the Senate during the Elephant In The Dome podcast. Read More...
New bills harm the self-employed The following op-ed appeared in the Omak-Okagonan Chronicle and was published Feb. 27, 2019. To download the article, click on the below link: Independent Contractors New bills harm the self-employed By Sen. Shelly Short Special to the Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle Entrepreneurs have been the foundation of our state’s and country’s... Read More...
Sen. Short in committee.
Short supports Hirst-fix bill approved by Legislature After several days and nights of hours-long talks, Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise this week on legislation to fix the situation caused by the Supreme Court’s Hirst ruling, and again offer rural landowners a path for drilling household wells. The Senate voted 35-14 Thursday night to pass Senate... Read More...