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 budget that doesn’t put people first The following op-ed appeared in the Omak-Okanogan Chronicle and was published today. To download the article, click on the link: Budget Op-Ed By Sen. Shelly Short, Rep. Joel Kretz and Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber Special to The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle Every two years, the legislature is required to pass an operating... 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...