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After a five-hour House floor debate today, the low-carbon fuel standard mandate (House Bill 1091) passed on a 52-46 vote. Every House Republican voted “no.” Rep. Mary Dye, ranking Republican on...

Feb. 27, 2021

After more than five hours of debate, a measure that would create an expensive new low-carbon fuel standard mandate in Washington passed the state House of Representatives, 52-46, with all Republicans...

Feb. 27, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, reviews a bill that recently passed the House placing further environmental restrictions on refrigerants, and she urges constituents to contact her about House Bill 1091, which would...

Feb. 26, 2021

A measure that would seek to implement methods to cool heat-emitting Puget Sound cities, such as Seattle, passed the state House of Representatives Thursday with unanimous approval. Rep. Mary Dye, sponsor...

Feb. 25, 2021

In a state House committee Tuesday, Republicans came out swinging against a bill they say would kill jobs and could potentially wipe out an entire industry. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House...

Feb. 9, 2021

Five Republicans who serve on the House Environment and Energy Committee spoke out Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 against House Bill 1084. The bill takes steps to accelerate the removal of natural...

Feb. 9, 2021

The environment is unquestionably important to every one of us who live, work and raise families in our beautiful state of Washington. It has also become a political hotbed of polar-opposite...

Feb. 5, 2021

A bill that would, in part, require some counties in Washington to begin planning for the vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) program, drew sharp opposition Friday from Republicans in the House Environment and...

Jan. 31, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, who serves as ranking Republican on the House Environment and Energy Committee, offers a different perspective on how to reduce atmospheric warming that doesn't punish Washingtonians with...

Jan. 27, 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