Open Government

Bringing better broadband to rural communities Dear Friends and Neighbors, The past two weeks have seen a flurry of activity in legislative committees as the policy committee deadline has passed. Bills that have not been voted out of committee by now, and are not needed to implement the budget, will not be further considered this legislation... Read More...
Senate Bill 5114 follow up: Thank you! Dear Friends and Neighbors, This week began with the legislature honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Both the House and Senate chambers offered floor resolutions remembers Dr. King’s legacy. I spoke in strong support of the resolution and that we are stronger when we work together. Click here to... Read More...
2021 legislative session: what to expect Dear Friends and Neighbors, As we begin a new year, I want to thank you so much for the honor and privilege of serving you in the legislature.  While the 2021 legislative session is unlike any other, your participation in it is more important than ever to ensure that the... Read More...
Rep. Shelly Short’s bill to make DOE more accountable and transparent passes House   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 27, 2013 CONTACT: Brendon Wold, Senior Information Officer – (360) 786-7698                      Rep. Shelly Short – (360) 786-7908                                            Rep. Shelly Short’s bill to make DOE more accountable and transparent passes House ‘We need to make sure accountability and transparency don’t get lost in the bureaucracy,’ says... Read More...