Legislature

7th District legislators to host telephone town hall 7th District legislators to host telephone town hall 7th District legislators Reps. Shelly Short and Joel Kretz, along with Sen. Brian Dansel, will host a telephone town hall on Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Residents wishing to participate can call 509-724-2970. This community conversation allows citizens... Read More...
01-27-16 – Capitol Report with Rep. Shelly Short (audio) On this week’s Capitol Report, Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, discusses a procedural motion on the House Floor to pass a constitutional amendment that would require a supermajority approval of the Legislature to raise taxes.  Short expressed frustration at the action of the courts as the public continues to request tax... Read More...
01-13-16 – Capitol Report with Shelly Short (audio) Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, represents one of the largest districts, landwise, in the state.  And it is an area that has been hard hit by wildfires.  Short speaks of the resilience of the people who live in the region, and her determination to ensure the area is made safe from future... Read More...