Sen. Short in committee.
Short supports Hirst-fix bill approved by Legislature After several days and nights of hours-long talks, Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise this week on legislation to fix the situation caused by the Supreme Court’s Hirst ruling, and again offer rural landowners a path for drilling household wells. The Senate voted 35-14 Thursday night to pass Senate... 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...
Sen. Short and Timothy Jasa
Timothy Jasa serves as page for Sen. Shelly Short Timothy Jasa, sophomore at Academy Northwest, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Timothy was one of 11 students who served as Senate pages for the second week of the 2018 legislative session. He was sponsored by 7th Legislative District... 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...
Legislative Update: 100 Days Dear Friends and Neighbors, The final week of session is upon us and there is plenty of work yet to be done. Unfortunately, it looks as though special session is likely. We are working diligently to negotiate final agreements on the budget, basic education and most importantly a solution for... Read More...
Legislative Update – Feb. 28, 2017 Dear Friends and Neighbors, I hope this update finds you well. As you may have noticed by the banner above, I was recently appointed to the Senate to replace Sen. Brian Dansel who resigned to take a job in Washington D.C. Thank you for your continued confidence in me. It... Read More...
Senate passes Short bill to control noxious weed cost OLYMPIA…Yesterday, the Senate passed legislation that would allow local noxious weed boards to recover the cost of work performed on state land. “Lack of state action to control noxious weeds on state lands is burdensome on adjacent landowners, local weed boards and our counties,” said Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy. “This... Read More...
Senate passes Economic Revitalization Act to boost rural economies Olympia… On Wednesday the Senate passed the Economic Revitalization Act, a  bill designed to encourage economic growth in rural communities. This is the first bill sponsored by Sen. Shelly Short to pass the Senate since she was appointed 7th District senator on Feb. 1. “Rural economies have been slow to... Read More...
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