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Update from Olympia Dear Friends and Neighbors, The 2020 legislative session began this week, and one of my bills is already off to a fast start. SB 5887, which would prohibit health providers from requiring certain treatment visits to meet medical-necessity standards if a doctor determines the visits are medically necessary, was passed by... Read More...
7th District state legislators recognized for “Jada’s Law” Short and Maycumber receive awards to improve bone-marrow donation awareness Sen. Shelly Short and Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber have been recognized for their work on legislation to increase awareness of the process of matching those in need of bone-marrow transplants with potential donors. Short, R-Addy, is the recipient of the 2019... Read More...
Short: A last-second tax bill out of nowhere The following op-ed appeared in the Newport Miner and was published earlier in June. By Sen. Shelly Short | For The Miner Published June 12, 2019 Out of nowhere, House Bill 2167 was brought before the Senate for a vote on the last day of session, a bill which nearly... Read More...
A chance to bring more broadband access to NE Washington The following op-ed appeared in the Omak-Okanogan Chronicle and was published May 1, 2019.  To download the article, click on the link: Broadband Op-Ed    By Sen. Shelly Short   Special to the Omak-Okanogan Chronicle Seattle is home to many things that people in our part of the state are happy to... 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...
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...