Stories tagged: shelly short
Sun., March 25, 2018
Sen. Shelly Short: HiTest Sand: Allow the process to work
I understand some of the concerns voiced by opponents of the silicon smelter, but to that, I must say, let the process play itself out. Washington state has some of …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018
Democrats push Reproductive Parity Act through state Senate
Medical insurance plans in Washington that offer maternity coverage would also have to cover abortions and contraception under a bill that passed the Senate Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Democrats take control of Washington State Senate
Control of Senate switches to Democrats with Manka Dhingra’s win in a suburban King County district.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
Short faces her first Democratic challenger in Hardy in 7th District race
After moving from the House to the Senate this year to fill an open seat, Republican Shelly Short faces her first Democratic challenger in Karen Hardy.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
Shelly Short’s legislative assistant appointed to Short’s former 7th District state House seat
Jacquelin Maycumber, Shelly Short’s former legislative assistant, was appointed to fill the seat Short vacated in the state House of Representatives in order to take a seat in the state …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Thousands of abortion foes rally on steps of the Washington Capitol, saying Donald Trump’s election gives them hope
OLYMPIA – Thousands of abortion foes who filled the steps of the Washington Capitol Monday were urged to action by lawmakers who have proposals against the controversial but legal procedure. …
Wed., March 11, 2015
Bill to revise wolf plan passes Washington House
OLYMPIA – The state could revise a 4-year-old plan on wolves to account for their rapid growth in northeast Washington under a bill that received unanimous approval in the House …
Thu., Feb. 5, 2015
Kretz legislation proposes relocating wolves
Washington’s best wolf habitat is in the southern Cascade Mountains, where vast federal lands support more than 20,000 elk in the state’s two largest herds. State biologists expect wolves to …
Thu., July 10, 2014
Inslee proposes strict standards for cleaning up waterways
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed new standards for cleaning up Washington’s waterways immediately drew criticism from some business and labor groups that they will be too expensive and from …
Wed., Feb. 5, 2014
Crude oil legislation clears Washington House committee
OLYMPIA – The Legislature took tentative steps Tuesday to demand more information and develop stricter controls on crude oil moving through the state by rail and barge. But unlike the …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Abortion coverage, medical marijuana bills advance in Washington House
OLYMPIA – Two of the Washington legislative session’s most controversial issues moved out of a House committee Thursday, giving the full chamber the chance to vote on whether most insurance …
Tue., March 1, 2011
House approves bill to limit use of lawn fertilizers containing phosporus
OLYMPIA – Washington homeowners would be restricted from putting fertilizer with phosphorus on healthy lawns under a bill that passed the House Monday. Despite complaints from Republicans that homeowners should …
Sat., Aug. 16, 2008
Candidate’s spouse faces theft charge
Mitch Jay Short, husband of 7th Legislative District candidate Shelly Short, has been charged with aggravated first-degree theft. Mitch Short, 46, faces arraignment Aug. 26 in Stevens County Superior Court …
Sat., Aug. 2, 2008
Candidate’s husband under suspicion
The husband of 7th Legislative District candidate Shelly Short may face criminal charges in the alleged theft of $3,318 from a volunteer fair organization. Colville Police Chief Damond Meshishnek said …