March 31, 2009

Stevens County sheriff hosted in Olympia by Reps. Joel Kretz and Shelly Short

Local officials and constituents welcome to visit Legislature, meet with representatives   Reps. Joel Kretz and Shelly Short hosted Stevens County Sheriff Craig Thayer (left) during his visit to Olympia March 27.                                                                   # # # For more information, contact: Bobbi Cussins, Public Information Officer: (360) 786-7252
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March 13, 2009

House version of ‘cap and trade’ is dead

‘We’re halfway there. We need to keep the pressure on to kill the Senate bill as well,’ says Short Yesterday marked the cutoff for bills in the Washington State Legislature to be heard in their house of origin, meaning House bills not approved by the full membership of the House...
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February 27, 2009

Seventh District residents travel to Olympia to support limited outdoor burning for small communities

‘This is a tool in the toolbox for small communities to deal with increasing costs and fire dangers brought on by a complete ban on outdoor burning,’ says Rep. Short   Stevens County Commissioner Larry Guenther joined Lake Spokane residents Dave Heckenlively and Gary Holmes last week in Olympia to...
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February 17, 2009

House Ecology and Parks Committee passes ‘job killer’ cap and trade bill

  The House Ecology and Parks Committee passed House Bill 1819 today, the so-called cap and trade legislation. Rep. Shelly Short, the ranking Republican on the committee, called the bill a "job killer" and said it will cause many businesses – and the jobs they provide – to leave the...
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January 27, 2009

Rep. Shelly Short issues statement on today’s announcement of a hearing on governor’s ‘cap and trade’ proposal

Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, issued the following statement today in response to an announcement of a public hearing next week on Gov. Christine Gregoire’s cap and trade proposal: "The nation, the state and the Pacific Northwest region continue to lose jobs at a record pace.  With the current economic crisis,...
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January 22, 2009

Rep. Short opposes fanatical ‘cap and trade’ system

‘This is going to cost us jobs at a time when jobs are more scarce than ever,’ says Short   Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, today announced her opposition to upcoming "cap and trade" legislation, which she says will hurt families, eliminate jobs and devastate our state’s economy. "While I think...
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January 16, 2009

Pend Oreille County officials visit Kretz, Short in Olympia

The two officials crossed the mountains to discuss local cost-saving measures   Reps. Joel Kretz  and Shelly Short welcomed two Pend Oreille officials to Olympia the week of Jan. 12. Laura Merrill, County Commissioner, and Marianne Nichols, County Auditor, were at the Capitol to discuss issues dealing with local legislation...
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January 12, 2009

Rep. Shelly Short takes oath of office in Olympia, will serve as ranking member on Ecology and Parks Committee

  Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, was sworn in as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives today, filling the 7th District seat of retiring Bob Sump. Short, who took part in a swearing-in ceremony at noon today in the House chambers, said she was thrilled yet humbled to...
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