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House Republicans, including Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, ranking Republican on the House Environment and Energy Committee, believe the Democrats' cap-and-tax scheme is regressive, unfair and unnecessary, and will hurt working families...

April 25, 2021

“This is a stressful policy on the citizens of Washington state. And, Mr. Chairman, it hurts me to think that we're just going to do it anyway, without letting the people...

April 20, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses her opposition to the governor's proposed environmental cap and tax system. Wash. House Republicans · 04-16-21 – RADIO: Capitol Report with Rep. Dye: environmental concerns

April 16, 2021

We are down to the wire with 10 days remaining of the 2021 legislative session, scheduled to adjourn on April 25. I wanted to provide an update of our activities in...

April 15, 2021

On the warmest days in the summer, Seattle and other coastal cities can be as much as 17 degrees warmer than surrounding rural areas. The hotter temperatures not only affect the...

April 10, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses her bill, signed into law, which would work to reduce urban heat through a tree-planting program, and her expectations for the rest of the session. Wash....

April 9, 2021

Since first taking office in 2013, Gov. Jay Inslee has had little success pushing his carbon reduction schemes. Conservatives have been able to fend off the legislation, citing the extreme expense...

April 9, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses leading the Republicans in the House Environment and Energy Committee, the challenges her committee has faced this session, bad environmental bills, and how the pandemic is...

April 2, 2021

A bill authored by Rep. Mary Dye that would work to implement methods to cool heat-emitting Puget Sound cities, such as Seattle, has passed the state Senate and is on its...

March 30, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses initiatives to stop littering and her concerns over recycling market mandates.

March 26, 2021