State Government, Veterans Affairs & Elections

January 28, 2016

01-27-16 – Capitol Report with Rep. Shelly Short (audio)

On this week’s Capitol Report, Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, discusses a procedural motion on the House Floor to pass a constitutional amendment that would require a supermajority approval of the Legislature to raise taxes.  Short expressed frustration at the action of the courts as the public continues to request tax...
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January 27, 2016

01-26-16 RADIO REPORT: Rep. Short says Human Rights Commission did disservice to transgenders (audio)

One month after the Human Rights Commission announced its ruling on public restrooms and transgenders, legislation and testimony will be heard.
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January 21, 2016

01-20-16 – Capitol Report talks with Rep. Shelly Short (audio)

Rep. Shelly Short talks about a recent controversial decision made by the Human Rights Commission concerning transgender residents in Washington.
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January 20, 2016

Rep. Shelly Short’s Update from Olympia: Charter schools, guns and letting criminals out early

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We’re now into the second week of the 60-day 2016 legislative session.  While this is technically a short session, there are several key issues we’ll be dealing with over the next two months.  As usual, I’ll send these e-newsletters to keep you informed so you can...
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January 14, 2016

01-12-16 RADIO REPORT: Rep. Shelly Short says ideological environmentalism will be costly to the consumer (audio)

Republican Shelly Short predicted early last year that the governor would find a way to bring what she calls his ideological environmentalism back to the Legislature. It has arrived, courtesy of executive order, via the DOE. Short says there is writing on the wall that the DOE can't see.
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January 14, 2016

01-13-16 – Capitol Report with Shelly Short (audio)

Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, represents one of the largest districts, landwise, in the state.  And it is an area that has been hard hit by wildfires.  Short speaks of the resilience of the people who live in the region, and her determination to ensure the area is made safe from future...
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November 24, 2015

A quick note from Rep. Shelly Short

Dear Friends and Neighbors, As your representative in the Washington State Legislature, I send occasional email updates designed to keep you informed about the issues being debated in Olympia that may impact our community and Washington state. If you received this message in error or do not want to receive...
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July 22, 2015

Cougar/Wolf Action Alert: from Rep. Shelly Short (7/22/15)

The Fish and Wildlife Commission recently decided to increase cougar harvest (for a period of three years) in GMU areas where there is an overlap of wolf populations. I am COMPLETELY SUPPORTIVE of their decision. For years, so many of you have advocated for a comprehensive approach to managing predators.
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April 25, 2015

Governor Jay Inslee signs Rep. Short’s bill to help keep local construction costs affordable

Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy and sponsor of the legislation, said it was important to make sure counties are not isolated when adopting building code rules.
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