Legislature

Rep. Shelly Short’s end of session update Dear Friends and Neighbors, For the first time since 2009, the state Legislature adjourned on time (March 13) with no plans for a special session. This is a win for taxpayers around the state as special sessions cost money that is better suited for K-12 education, higher education and public... Read More...
03-03-14: Capitol Report with Rep. Shelly Short (audio) Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, discusses a proposal to use lottery-backed bonds for school construction. She expresses disappointment that her hydro bill did not move out of the House. Finally, Rep. Short talks about the proposed House and Senate supplemental budgets. Read More...
Rep. Shelly Short’s Update from Olympia (1/23/14) I’m now in Olympia for the duration of the 2014 legislative session where I’ll be debating and voting on legislation that will impact our state and the 7th Legislative District. I’m extremely hopeful that the Legislature can finish its work on time this year. Read More...
7th District state lawmakers to host telephone town hall February 3 State Sen. Brian Dansel and Reps. Joel Kretz and Shelly Short invite residents of the 7th Legislative District to participate in an hour-long telephone town hall on Monday, Feb. 3, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss state legislative issues. To take part in the call, residents can dial in toll-free 1-877-229-8493... Read More...