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By Roger Harnack
The Gazette 

Natural gas ban use bill opposed by Rep. Dye

 

February 11, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy

OLYMPIA – Rep. Mary Dye spoke out Tuesday against House Bill 1084, which would prohibit the use of natural gas in new homes and buildings.

Dye, R-Pomeroy, represents Whitman County as part of the 9th Legislative District.

Dye objected to the bill as it was brought up for a vote in the House Environment and Energy Committee. She was joined in her opposition by Republican Reps. Mark Klicker of Walla Walla, Peter Abbarno of Centralia, Matt Boehnke of Kennewick and Keith Goehner of Dryden.

The measure passed the committee on a party-line vote, 8-5.

If it passes and is signed into law, the bil...



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