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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

As featured in the Huckleberry Press Much of today's world runs at the speed of light. Essential services, such as our 911 emergency system, banking, and transferring prescriptions from the doctor's...

Sept. 22, 2017

Thousands remain stranded on the wrong side of the broadband divide Rural Washington is waiting.  This seemed to be the predominant message at a technology roundtable in Spokane this past week,...

Aug. 22, 2017

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, sits down for a conversation to provide an update on the work she has done on broadband fiber infrastructure. Rep. Dye continues to lead the fight in...

April 18, 2017

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, sits down with Dana Cowley of Charter Local Edition Northwest to discuss key legislation and her legislative priorities – including reforming current oil train regulations and bringing...

April 13, 2017

A move to eliminate $4 million in funding for Washington state fairs faced vocal opposition in the state House of Representatives Friday. Many lawmakers, dumbfounded by the action of House majority...

April 3, 2017

We are now two-thirds of the way through the 105-day session. The past few weeks included a lot of House floor action. The House has passed 376 bills to date, with 122 bills...

March 21, 2017

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses her viewpoint on education and how she believes kids learn best. Besides education, she discusses legislation affecting trains and expanding broadband service.

March 13, 2017

The 2017 session is in full swing. I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to serve for a second term as your state representative in the 9th District. One major...

Feb. 15, 2017

A bill in Olympia would help to provide high-speed Internet access to the most rural and remote parts of Washington state. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.

Feb. 8, 2017