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Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, and ranking Republican on the House Environment Committee, took issue with Gov. Inslee's proposed energy tax scheme today, saying it relied on sketchy science, limited studies, broad...

Dec. 17, 2014

Kristiansen was unanimously chosen for his leadership post during the group’s reorganizational meeting.

Nov. 21, 2014

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

here in Washington state, energy consumers continually see their rates increase as they are forced to pay twice for energy efficiency upgrades as a direct result of the Energy Investment A

March 11, 2014

State Sen. Brian Dansel and Reps. Joel Kretz and Shelly Short invite residents of the 7th Legislative District to participate in an hour-long telephone town hall on Monday, Feb. 3, at...

Jan. 22, 2014

As the debate surrounding potential costly environment regulations continues in Olympia, some lawmakers want to make sure that any specific efforts to implement so-called low carbon fuel standards originates in the...

Jan. 14, 2014

“Both sides agree that an economic analysis is necessary and we appreciate the governor’s willingness, as of late, to consider the importance of Washington’s economy before introducing costly carbon reduction policies,”...

Jan. 8, 2014

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

Dec. 10, 2013

CONTACT: Brendon Wold, Deputy Communications Director – (360) 786-7698 Governor signs Short's veterans bill into law Veterans living outside Washington who've been disabled in the line of duty will find it...

May 14, 2013

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

April 26, 2013