Former Representative / Wilmington, DE
Bryon Short served as a representative from 2007 to 2019. He began his career as a caseworker under then-Congressman Tom Carper. After years of working in the public sector, he took his proactive approach to service to the private sector. Bryon created a successful small business from scratch, and currently works in Wilmington rejuvenating neighborhoods. Bryon has worked hard to improve his community by turning vacant parking lots and dilapidated abandoned buildings into working class homes that match the character of their community.
In 2007, Bryon returned to public service and was elected as a State Representative. After his election, Bryon worked closely with Governor Jack Markell to pass a bold plan to make Delaware’s budget more sustainable, coupling smart investments in education, clean energy, and public safety with measures to reduce waste and fraud in government programs. Bryon was also the Co-Chair of the Delaware House Small Business Caucus, which works to find new ways to support the efforts of small businesses to grow Delaware’s economy.
Bryon Short’s Ideas
Problem Historically, research and development incentives in Delaware have supported larger established companies. While these larger companies are vital to the state, smaller businesses and startups usually need more resources as they are starting out to remain competitive and expand their business efforts. Solution Rep. Short introduced legislation to reform […]
Problem Many business owners are burdened by the need to comply with numerous regulations, spending too much time filling out duplicate information for various forms/permits and taking time away from managing and expanding their business. Solution Rep. Short believes that utilizing cloud computing can streamline Delaware’s permit process to support […]
Smart Government | Bryon Short | Former Representative | Wilmington, DE