Kirsten Hallock serves as page for Sen. Short Kirsten Hallock, a junior at Mead High School, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Kirsten was one of 30 students who served as Senate pages for the eighth week of the 2018 legislative session. She was sponsored by 7th... Read More...
Alexandria Stickney serves as page for Sen. Short Alexandria Stickney, a freshman at Colville High School, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Alexandria was one of 30 students who served as Senate pages for the eighth week of the 2018 legislative session. She was sponsored by 7th... Read More...
Sen. Shelly Short
Short blasts Democrats for supporting raid of voter-approved rainy-day fund Calling it an irresponsible gimmick that threatens Washington’s future budget stability, 7th District Sen. Shelly Short criticized Senate Democrats for approving legislation that would raid the state’s savings account that is set aside for budget emergencies. Short, R-Addy, said the Democrats’ passage of an amendment to Senate Bill 6614 to get around... Read More...
Legislative Update: Feb. 16, 2018 Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are concluding the busiest week yet of the 2018 legislative session. Seven of the past eight days (including last Saturday morning) have been dedicated to “floor action.” This means being on the floor of the Senate chamber to debate and vote on bills. We had... Read More...
Legislative update: Feb. 7, 2018 Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are at the halfway point of this year’s 60-day legislative session. If you think there aren’t many bills introduced just because it’s a “short session” this year, think again!  So far this year, there have been nearly 2,000 new bills in the Legislature (994 in... Read More...
Sen. Short gives floor speech
Senate passes Short bill raising awareness of need for bone-marrow donors The Senate has unanimously approved a bill introduced by Sen. Shelly Short that seeks to increase awareness of the need for bone-marrow donors. Short’s legislation, Senate Bill 6155, would require the state Department of Licensing to provide each driver’s license or identicard applicant with written materials regarding bone-marrow donation. “This... Read More...
Jada Bascom testifies on SB 6155
Panel OKs Short bill raising awareness of need for bone-marrow donors The Senate Transportation Committee this week has approved a bill introduced by Sen. Shelly Short that seeks to increase awareness of the need for bone-marrow donors. Short’s legislation, Senate Bill 6155, would raise awareness by requiring the state Department of Licensing to provide each driver’s license or identicard applicant with... Read More...
Sen. Short testifies on SB 6155.
Short bill seeks to raise awareness of need for bone-marrow donors A Deer Park fifth-grader who survived cancer as an infant is the inspiration for a bill introduced in the 2018 legislative session by Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy. Short’s legislation, Senate Bill 6155, would increase awareness of the need for bone-marrow donors by requiring the state Department of Licensing to provide... Read More...
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