Stories tagged: shelly short
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
The Senate approved a bill requiring all public schools offer medically accurate, comprehensive sex education geared to children at all grade levels.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019
Public schools in Washington would be required to teach sex education in all grades under bill approved by state Senate
School districts would be required to adopt comprehensive, medically accurate policies for sexual health education for all grades by the 2021 school year, according to the bill, which was sent …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
Senate votes to ban fracking in Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee proposes state effort to close broadband “gaps”.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Mark Schoesler named Senate minority leader.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
Republican state Sen. Shelly Short and state Rep. Jacqueline Maycumber have defended their seats representing northeast Washington’s 7th Legislative District.
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
Voters will notice something familiar about the ballot for the 7th District Senate race – it features the same two women who faced each other in a special election last …
Sun., March 25, 2018
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
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
Control of Senate switches to Democrats with Manka Dhingra’s win in a suburban King County district.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …