Rep. Tom Dent's Email Updates


I hope you are doing well as our communities, state and country deal with the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19). As the coronavirus continues to spread, I want to make sure...

March 23, 2020

I have received thousands of emails on the comprehensive sex education bill, Senate Bill 5395. I want to give you an update on what is happening with this legislation since so...

March 6, 2020

I want to bring you another update to the 2020 legislative session that kicked off on Jan. 13 and is scheduled to adjourn March 12. We have been very busy introducing,...

Feb. 21, 2020

Week two of the legislative session has come to an end. Thank you to those who provided feedback on my email update on the proposed gun legislation. With the large number...

Jan. 28, 2020

The 60-day 2020 legislative session began last week. I will be sending you an update soon on some priority issues I am working on. However, this week there are a number...

Jan. 21, 2020

Legislators will be under election year restrictions from Dec. 1 until Jan. 13, the first day of session, so I wanted to touch base with you one more time before the...

Nov. 26, 2019

I hope you enjoyed your summer. It has been a busy interim for me. I am continually meeting with constituents, participating in legislative tours and serving on work groups and task...

Oct. 31, 2019

The Legislature has been adjourned since the end of April but I have been hard at work on a number of issues this interim. This legislative update will give you a...

Aug. 30, 2019

We have a lot to catch up on since my last email update. On April 28, the last day of the regular session, the Legislature passed a new two-year operating budget....

May 31, 2019

We are scheduled to adjourn the regular legislative session Sunday, April 28. A few weeks ago, Democrats' passed their operating budget out of the House of Representatives on a party-line vote...

April 19, 2019