Rep. Mary Dye's Email Updates


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Less than a month remains of the 2023 legislative session, which is scheduled to adjourn April 23. Since my last email update two weeks ago, there have been several major developments...

March 29, 2023

This past Wednesday at 5 p.m. was the Legislature’s house of origin cutoff. Bills that have not passed out of the chamber where they originated are considered “dead” for the session....

March 13, 2023

We are now at Day 43 of the scheduled 105-day session. Friday, Feb. 17 marked the first major milestone of the 2023 legislative session with “Policy Committee Cutoff.” In simple terms,...

Feb. 20, 2023

Last Friday, I sent out an opinion-editorial that should appear in local newspapers this week regarding the need to improve our state’s water quality — and specifically that of Puget Sound...

Feb. 13, 2023

What is the old saying? “Time flies. . .” It certainly has flown by since the legislative session began Jan. 9. After completing the pomp and circumstance of the first week,...

Jan. 31, 2023

Happy New Year! It’s an honor to be back serving you in the coming 2023 legislative session. I’ll be providing regular email updates in the weeks ahead to keep you informed...

Jan. 4, 2023

The 2022 legislative session is over. You should have a received a hard copy newsletter in the mail recently from myself and my seatmates, Rep. Joe Schmick and Sen. Mark Schoesler....

May 12, 2022

What a ride! The 60-day legislative session concluded last Thursday, March 10. As with most sessions, there are successes and disappointments. Whether it was meeting virtually in committees from a computer,...

March 16, 2022

We’re now in the home stretch – Day 43 of the scheduled 60-day session which ends March 10. Here’s a quick look at major activities in the Legislature since my last...

Feb. 21, 2022

The fourth week of the legislative session in Olympia is in the history books. The House of Representative completed hearings on bills proposed by members of our chamber on Thursday, Feb....

Feb. 7, 2022