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Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, talks with Broadcast Coordinator John Sattgast about the impact of her 2018 broadband legislation and her proposed legislation to further expand broadband across Washington state.

Jan. 17, 2019

Although they may not see eye-to-eye how to do it, lawmakers from both parties in Olympia and the governor agree high-speed broadband should be expanded across the state. John Sattgast reports...

Jan. 16, 2019

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

As featured in the Huckleberry Press House Bill 2664, which extends telecommunications authority to all ports in Washington state passed unanimously in both the House and Senate this session. The measure,...

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

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, reports on her recent 9th District telephone town hall, provides an update on her legislation increasing access to broadband in rural areas and shares some final thoughts...

March 2, 2018

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses bringing broadband to rural areas, 9th District constituent visits to Olympia, and the fast pace of session.

Feb. 23, 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, discusses broadband legislation that helps rural and under-served areas have access to fiber internet, public safety legislation that allows police officers more discretion in who...

Feb. 16, 2018

Following the passage of compromise legislation addressing the water rights restrictions imposed by the Hirst court ruling, Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, talks about how the solution positively impacts the 9th District....

Jan. 26, 2018