Rep. Mary Dye's Email Updates


After marathon sessions where we worked for as many as 21 consecutive hours on the House floor, the 105-day legislative session ended just before midnight, April 28. Most disappointing is that...

May 10, 2019

We've been very busy debating issues and bills for the past three weeks as we headed to the house-of-origin floor cutoff on March 13. More than 350 bills were passed from...

March 20, 2019

As we begin Week Seven of the scheduled 105-day session, I wanted to bring you up to date on the latest activities in the state Legislature. Cutoff weeks The Legislature has...

Feb. 26, 2019

This past Monday demonstrated the stark differences between the lifestyles of the people who live in Eastern Washington and those who live on the west side of the state near Seattle....

Feb. 7, 2019

The 2019 session opened Monday, Jan. 14. It's a busy time, with committee schedules, meeting with constituents and writing bills. However, it is such a great honor to be here in...

Jan. 24, 2019

Spring is in full bloom around the beautiful 9th District and I am so glad to be home. The 2018 legislative session ended on March 8. It was the busiest and...

May 11, 2018

I'd like to invite you to join me, and Rep. Joe Schmick, for a constituent outreach event. We will be holding a telephone town hall meeting from 6-7 p.m. this Thursday,...

Feb. 20, 2018

I've introduced several bills this session that are gaining traction. This week, I participated in public hearings in the House Public Safety Committee, House Technology and Economic Development Committee, and the...

Feb. 2, 2018

The Legislature adjourned in July. Interim is a good time to dig in to policy issues in preparation for the next legislative session. One of the main policy issues I have...

Oct. 26, 2017

There is no doubt you and your family have felt the effects of the horrible wildfires burning across the western states. Decades of mismanagement of our forest resources, due to environmental...

Sept. 8, 2017