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The 2021 legislative session is now in the history books, finishing on Sunday evening, April 25. It was truly a session like no other in the history of the state, conducted...

April 26, 2021

State lawmakers wrapped up the 2021 legislative session Sunday evening after conducting their business remotely behind computer screens due to the COVID pandemic. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans · 04-25-21...

April 26, 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

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, talks about her concerns with a bill that would mandate environmental justice in every aspect of state agency rulemaking and permitting.

March 17, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses why the low carbon fuel mandate, House Bill 1091, will hurt Washington's economy, motorists and families, while doing little to help reduce global warming. She also...

March 3, 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

Featuring House Republican Reps. Drew Stokesbary, Mary Dye, Jim Walsh, Ed Orcutt, Tom Dent, Andrew Barkis, and Jacquelin Maycumber. Learn more about House Bill 1091.

Feb. 27, 2021

You've heard about the city dweller who was asked, “Where does your meat and food come from?” His reply: “From the grocery store.” In Eastern Washington, we know better. These days,...

Feb. 26, 2021

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