7th District representatives to host telephone town hall Thursday, April 16


Reps. Joel Kretz and Shelly Short will host a town hall over the phone for their constituents Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m.  To participate, callers should call toll-free 1-877-229-8493 and then enter pin number 14789.

The legislators will use new technology to communicate with constituents about the issues they’re facing in Olympia.  The call works much like a call-in radio show, where participants ask questions of Kretz and Short directly during the hour.

“We have the largest legislative district in the state,” said Kretz, R-Wauconda. “This teleforum technology allows us to hear from folks that would otherwise be unable to travel to Olympia to express their ideas.  I’m looking forward to hearing some familiar voices and receiving input from the people we represent back home.”

The hour-long call will include legislative updates, a few survey questions and live questions from callers.

“There has been a lot happening here in Olympia,” said Short, R-Addy.  “It’s important for us to connect with everyone at home, listen to their concerns and answer their questions.  The fact that people can do this from the comfort and convenience of their own home is a huge plus for those of us with districts on the other side of the state.”

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For more information, contact: Brendon Wold, Senior Information Officer: (360) 786-7698


Washington State House Republican Communications