State Government, Veterans Affairs & Elections

March 29, 2019

Podcast: Senator Short discusses new revenue forecast for the state and focuses on helping pharmacies in new bill.

Senator Shelly Short discusses this week on her radio update the recent revenue forecast for the state, and a bill she is sponsoring which will help local pharmacies and their partnerships with pharamacy benefit managers.
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March 28, 2019

Senate passes energy-contractor performance bill sponsored by Short

The Senate earlier in March passed a bill prime-sponsored by Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy, that would add much-needed checks and balances to a state program that helps local governments increase their energy efficiency. Short says her proposal, Senate Bill 5308, would create desperately needed transparency for construction and monitoring of...
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March 26, 2019

Legislative Update: Mar. 25, 2019

Dear Friends and Neighbors, There has been so much legislative activity since my last update! We finished nonstop floor action in the Senate. As floor leader, I was intensely busy communicating with my Democratic colleagues and member requests on the floor, advocating for bills to be brought up for a vote...
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February 18, 2019

Podcast: Welcome to Washington Baby Act and Raising Tobacco Age to 21

Congratulations! You just had a baby. What’s that knock on the door? It’s a state inspector to make sure your home is suitable. Senator Shelly Short tells us about the “Welcome to Washington Baby Act.” And… Teenagers should not be able to buy cigarettes or other tobacco and vaping products...
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February 08, 2019

7th District legislators to hold telephone town hall

Lawmakers from the 7th Legislative District will hold a telephone town hall on Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Automated phone calls will go out throughout the district, but constituents who don’t receive a phone call during the event, can themselves call (509) 213-3069 to join in....
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March 08, 2018

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...
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January 25, 2017

Rep. Shelly Short’s Update from Olympia | McCleary, the Hirst decision and grizzly bears (Jan. 25, 2017)

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas season with friends and family and are staying warm and safe this winter. I am once again over on the other side of the mountains serving you in the state House of Representatives where my colleagues once again elected...
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January 20, 2017

01-20-17 – CAPITOL REPORT with Rep. Shelly Short (audio)

Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, talks on Capitol Report about education funding, impacts of the "Hirst Decision" on well water, and the close makeup of the state Legislature.
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December 07, 2016

12-06-16 – RADIO: On KXLY Radio, Rep. Shelly Short looks ahead to 2017 session (audio)

Speaking with outgoing Rep. Kevin Parker, who is substituting for Mike Fitsimmons on Spokane's KXLY Radio, 7th District Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, discusses the challenges of the upcoming 2017 legislative session and how Republicans will lead.
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