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Update from Olympia – week 3 Join your 7th district lawmakers for a telephone town hall next week Save the date! Representatives Maycumber and Kretz and I will host a telephone town hall from 6 to 7 p.m. next Wednesday, February 5. This is a convenient way for us to communicate directly with you about what... Read More...
Update from Olympia – week 2 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Greetings from Olympia! Join your 7th district lawmakers for a telephone town hall Save the date! I will be joining Reps. Maycumber and Kretz to host a telephone town hall from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 5. Meeting by phone (it’s similar to a radio... Read More...
Update from Olympia – week 1 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...