Rep. Mary Dye's News & Media


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

We've seen a lengthy list of very contentious and unnecessary bills this session that would make it more expensive to work, live and raise a family in Washington state. The one...

March 19, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses her concerns related to the proposed cap and trade system bill, and her opposition to job-killing energy bills.

March 18, 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, talks about the governor’s climate change agenda, her opposition to the low carbon fuel standard, and restrictions on refrigeration chemicals.

March 12, 2021