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...
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...
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