Rep. Tom Dent's News & Media


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recently decided not to recommend closure of the Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility at the Grant County International Airport (GCIA). The FAA’s decision is the culmination...

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent to improve wildfire preparedness and prevention was recently signed into law by Gov. Inslee. House Bill 2561 will have the commissioner of public lands direct the wildland fire advisory...

Foster parents will have an official list of foster parent rights and responsibilities under legislation signed by the governor earlier this week. Rep. Tom Dent introduced House Bill 2785 for the 2018...

Three bills sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent are headed to the governor’s desk for his signature after their passage through the Legislature. “The three bills are in priority areas for me – wildfires,...

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, provides a final report on House Bill 1656 – Aviation Loan Program Infrastructure Account, House Bill 2561 – Wildland Fire Advisory Committee, House Bill 2781 –...

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discuses opportunities to expand pilot training via an aviation scholarship/ loan program addressing the nation-wide pilot shortage, proposals for the supplemental budget, taxes, and gives an...

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses four of his bills that recently made it out of the House: a foster parent “bill of rights,” a proposal to expand the responsibilities of...

Under legislation passed Monday by the Washington State House of Representatives, foster parents will have an official list of foster parent rights and responsibilities. Rep. Tom Dent, the prime-sponsor of House...

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, tells KIT about recently being requested to serve on President Trump’s Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee and discusses legislation to improve wildfire prevention programs, drive loans and...

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, talks about his bill pertaining to the Wildland Fire Advisory Committee. He also discusses his recent opportunity to serve on the federal government’s Agricultural Policy Advisory...