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Rep. Dye introduces broadband legislation


January 25, 2018

Ninth District Rep. Mary Dye (R-Pomeroy) has introduced new legislation addressing the increasing need for essential broadband services in counties across the state.

According to a Jan. 18 news release, Seattle has access to gigabit speeds and the latest in fast moving technology while rural Washington is left in the dark. Over 200,000 Washingtonians still don’t have reliable, high-speed access to one of our country’s most essential services.

“Building fiber-optic infrastructure is expensive and many rural communities are left behind,” Dye said in the release. “Policymakers cont...

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