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All five Republicans who serve on the House Environment and Energy Committee spoke out today against a bill that would kill jobs in Washington and could wipe out an entire industry....

Feb. 9, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, ranking Republican on the House Environment and Energy Committee, released this statement following the committee passage of House Bill 1091 by House Democrats last Thursday. The measure...

Jan. 25, 2021

When Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday that 10 Washington counties may be allowed to partially reopen amid his stay-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 9th Legislative District team of...

May 6, 2020

Potato growers are giving away nearly 20 tons of potatoes in Ritzville Wednesday morning after coronavirus restrictions have slowed or stopped production of potato products across Eastern Washington. Additional loads will...

April 28, 2020

Hour by hour, the news continues to change about the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. This email update is to provide resources to help you and your family in this constant changing health...

March 19, 2020

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, joins KONA Radio's Ed Dawson and Robb Francis to talk about the potentially detrimental effects of implementing a low-carbon fuel standard. In addition, Dye gives an update...

March 3, 2020

It's been a fast-paced and busy legislative session. We are in the 26th day of the 60-day session, which began Jan. 13 and is scheduled to end March 12. Major deadlines...

Feb. 7, 2020

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, joins KONA Radio's Rob Francis live in Olympia. Rep. Dye discusses her recent trip to Washington, D.C. where she was invited to witness the president's signing of...

Jan. 30, 2020

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, was among the invited guests at the White House South Lawn who watched President Donald Trump Wednesday as he signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into law....

Jan. 29, 2020

We are back in Olympia for this year's 60-day legislative session, which began Jan. 13, and it didn't take long to learn what Gov. Jay Inslee and his Democratic friends who...

Jan. 15, 2020