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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...
Parental rights under attack in Olympia The following op-ed appeared in the Omak-Okagonan Chronicle and was published March 30, 2019. To download the article, click on the below link:     Parental Rights Op-Ed    Parental rights under attack in Olympia By Sen. Shelly Short Special to the Omak-Okanogan Chronicle Parents are a child’s first teacher, guiding them throughout... Read More...
Short bill to ensure patients receive benefits they’re owed now in House OLYMPIA… A proposal by Sen. Shelly Short to ensure access to health-care benefits is being considered by the House after receiving strong Senate approval. Senate Bill 5887 aims to ensure patients receive benefits for which they have already paid through their health plans. The proposal, which addresses concerns about prior... Read More...
Short’s whitetail deer population bill passed in the Senate OLYMPIA… Senate Bill 5525, which would expect the Department of Fish and Wildlife continue the consistent, effective methods it has used to count whitetail deer populations, was passed unanimously by the Senate March 5 and is now in the House of Representatives. Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy, is the prime sponsor.... 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...
Legislative Update: Jan. 19, 2018 Dear Friends, It’s great to send you my first e-newsletter of the 2018 legislative session. Today marks the end of the second week of the 60-day session. Because it’s only 60 days instead of the 105-day sessions that the Legislature has in odd-numbered years, this is considered a “short session.”... Read More...
7th District legislators to hold telephone town hall meeting Jan. 23 Northeast Washington residents are invited to take part in a 7th Legislative District “telephone town hall meeting” on Tuesday, Jan. 23. The community conversation, which is similar to a call-in radio format, will begin at 6 p.m. and last one hour. The 7th District’s legislative team – Sen. Shelly Short,... Read More...