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I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas season with friends and family and are staying warm and safe this winter. I am once again over on the other side of the...

Jan. 25, 2017

Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, talks on Capitol Report about education funding, impacts of the "Hirst Decision" on well water, and the close makeup of the state Legislature.

Jan. 20, 2017

Speaking with outgoing Rep. Kevin Parker, who is substituting for Mike Fitsimmons on Spokane's KXLY Radio, 7th District Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, discusses the challenges of the upcoming 2017 legislative session...

Dec. 7, 2016

The 2016 session and special session are over and I’m back in district.  For more information please click here to read my quick session review.  It is an honor to serve...

April 28, 2016

Whether it’s managing our predators in a more efficient way or finding solutions to encourage the next generation of hunters, I’ll continue to work hard to make sure hunting continues to...

March 8, 2016

Rep. Shelly Short talks with Capitol Report about how developing and building relationships in the legislature has helped her move policy forward for her district.

March 2, 2016

Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, shared details on an award she was recently given for her efforts to promote hunting in Washington state.  She and fellow 7th District lawmaker Joel Kretz, also...

Feb. 25, 2016

Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, defends Senate Republicans for refusing to confirm WSDOT Secretary Lynn Peterson and discusses accountability in state government following the resignation of DOC Secretary Dan Pacholke.

Feb. 10, 2016

Rep. Shelly Short, talks about the necessity for safe drinking water, and her efforts to ensure clean water for her district and the state.

Feb. 4, 2016

House Joint Resolution 4215, which I've cosponsored, would have sent to voters a constitutional amendment that would require a two-thirds majority vote of the Legislature to raise taxes

Feb. 2, 2016