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By a vote of 97-1, the state House of Representatives approved a measure requested by Gov. Jay Inslee that would create the Governor's Statewide Broadband Office. Senate Bill 5511 would also...

April 16, 2019

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy was recently selected to serve on the newly formed Washington State Women's Commission. An official invitation from the Speaker of the House confirmed the appointment. “The lives...

May 9, 2018

House Republican leadership recently selected Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy to serve on the House Appropriations Committee. An official invitation from the state Speaker of the House confirmed the appointment. “I am...

April 18, 2018

Recently, Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy joined U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, and key stakeholders who oppose judicial orders to spill more water over regional dams. The meeting came as the Ninth...

April 6, 2018

Ongoing efforts to solve rural Washington's broadband problem are bearing fruit.  After two years of give and take, legislation sponsored by Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, has been signed into law. House...

March 26, 2018

House Bill 2664 awaits final signature from the Governor Rural Washingtonians are one-step closer to having access to reliable high-speed internet. A measure sponsored by Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy removes the...

March 7, 2018

This week, the Washington State House of Representatives approved legislation modifying the procedures for determining certain aspects of the legal parent-child relationship, known as the Washington Uniform Parentage Act. The bill...

March 5, 2018

Legislators from the 9th legislative district, Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, and Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, have announced they will host a telephone town hall for constituents. The one-hour event will take place on Thursday,...

Feb. 19, 2018

Rural Washingtonians are one-step closer to having high-speed internet as Rep. Mary Dye's broadband bill cleared the House 98-0 on Wednesday. House Bill 2664 would extend wholesale telecommunications authority to all public...

Feb. 16, 2018

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, has introduced new legislation addressing the increasing need for essential broadband services in counties across the state. Rural Washington remains outside the digital economy. Today's world moves...

Jan. 12, 2018