Sen. Shelly Short 2019 Video Update (Week 1) Sen. Shelly Short (7th District) talks about Gov. Inslee’s State of the State address, her thoughts about the governor’s budget plan, her Senate committee assignments and leadership position this session, and her bill (SB 5244) to create a domestic violence registry. From Jan. 22, 2019. Read More...
7th District lawmakers
7th Legislative District lawmakers elected to leadership positions All three members of the 7th District’s legislative team – Sen. Shelly Short and Reps. Joel Kretz and Jacquelin Maycumber – will serve in leadership posts when the 2019 legislative session begins in January. During their reorganization meeting Monday, House Republican members re-elected Kretz as their Deputy Leader. They also elected... Read More...
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...