January 24, 2022

Senator Shelly Short’s 2022 Legislative video update (week 2)

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April 17, 2021

Senator Shelly Short’s 2021 legislative video update (week 14)

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April 02, 2021

Senator Shelly Short’s 2021 legislative video update (week 12)

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March 23, 2021

Sen. Shelly Short’s 2021 legislative video update (week 10)

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February 15, 2021

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...
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January 25, 2021

Sen. Shelly Short’s 2021 legislative video update (week 2)

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July 24, 2020

Senate Republicans call on governor to end double standard on large gatherings, as Seattle and Olympia brace for protests, riots

As Seattle and Olympia get set for another round of protests and possibly riots this weekend, Senate Republicans are calling on Gov. Jay Inslee to end his double standard on large gatherings. The governor has issued orders restricting church services, weddings, funerals, live entertainment and personal gatherings, calling it a...
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July 07, 2020

Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget cuts barely scratched the surface

By  Shelly Short Special to The Times Click here to read on The Seattle Times website There is no doubt about it, our state’s once thriving economy has been hit — hard. As we all continue to cope with the effects of COVID-19, lawmakers are looking at options to address...
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May 08, 2020

2020 Census: It’s time to participate

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Since my last newsletter, many of you have shared concerns regarding the governor’s unlimited broad authority and whether it is constitutional. While I share these concerns, to date broad emergency powers such as those found in our state laws, have largely gone unchallenged. To pass a law...
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