Legislature

Senate passes energy-contractor performance bill sponsored by Short The Senate earlier in March passed a bill prime-sponsored by Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy, that would add much-needed checks and balances to a state program that helps local governments increase their energy efficiency. Short says her proposal, Senate Bill 5308, would create desperately needed transparency for construction and monitoring of... Read More...
Legislative Update: Mar. 25, 2019 Dear Friends and Neighbors, There has been so much legislative activity since my last update! We finished nonstop floor action in the Senate. As floor leader, I was intensely busy communicating with my Democratic colleagues and member requests on the floor, advocating for bills to be brought up for a vote... Read More...
Podcast: Welcome to Washington Baby Act and Raising Tobacco Age to 21 Congratulations! You just had a baby. What’s that knock on the door? It’s a state inspector to make sure your home is suitable. Senator Shelly Short tells us about the “Welcome to Washington Baby Act.” And… Teenagers should not be able to buy cigarettes or other tobacco and vaping products... Read More...
Rep. Shelly Short’s 2016 session review | 4/28/16 Dear Friends and Neighbors, The 2016 session and special session are over and I’m back in district.  For more information please click here to read my quick session review.  It is an honor to serve you in Olympia.  Because of election-year restrictions, this will be my last e-newsletter to you... Read More...
02-25-16 – Capitol Report with Rep. Shelly Short Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, shared details on an award she was recently given for her efforts to promote hunting in Washington state.  She and fellow 7th District lawmaker Joel Kretz, also a Republican, received Legislator of the Year awards from the Hunter’s Heritage Council in association with Safari Club International. ... Read More...