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... Read More...
Sen. Short 2019 Video Update (Week 7) Sen. Shelly Short discusses this week about biochar, bills that attack parental rights, and a recent bill which protects patients when they seek access from a specialty provider. From Mar. 9, 2019. Read More...
New bills harm the self-employed The following op-ed appeared in the Omak-Okagonan Chronicle and was published Feb. 27, 2019. To download the article, click on the below link: Independent Contractors New bills harm the self-employed By Sen. Shelly Short Special to the Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle Entrepreneurs have been the foundation of our state’s and country’s... Read More...
Sen. Short 2019 Video Update (Week 5) Sen. Shelly Short discusses this week about an affordable housing bill, helping patients and doctors have access to specialty providers, the cutoff deadline for bills, and a visit from the 4-H group Know Your Government. From Feb. 25, 2019. Read More...
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... Read More...
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.... Read More...
Sen. Short 2019 Video Update (Week 3) Sen. Shelly Short talks about her opposition to Gov. Inslee’s “clean energy” bill and the controversy over a bill targeting hairstylists, barbers and cosmetologists. From Feb. 7, 2019. Read More...