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"I'm always looking for smart, efficient and effective ways to loosen the bureaucratic red tape to help make housing more affordable and some level of development more attractive and attainable for...

Feb. 18, 2016

Under legislation signed today by Gov. Jay Inslee, the Washington state departments of Ecology and Fish and Wildlife are now required to make public the sources of scientific information relied upon...

March 14, 2014

Rep. Shelly Short receives Washington Farm Bureau's 2013 Legislator of the Year Award

Dec. 10, 2013

Gov. signs Rep. Short's bills to bring more accountability and transparency to state agencies

April 26, 2013

Senate Bill 5187, a measure which would give people the right to protect their property and their pets from a gray wolf attack, received a public hearing before the House Agriculture...

March 20, 2013

'We need to make sure accountability and transparency don't get lost in the bureaucracy,' says Short   Legislation to bring more transparency to the decisions – and the decision-making process –...

Feb. 28, 2013