Business, Jobs & Economy

Update from Olympia – week 4 Majority Democrats in the legislature aren’t listening to voters We have yet to hit the halfway point of the 60-day legislative session for 2020 and already, the Democratic majority in the Senate have approved additional taxes that are completely unnecessary. Do you remember seeing 12 advisory votes on your November... Read More...
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...