Rep. Tom Dent's News & Media


On Thursday, the Washington State House of Representatives passed legislation that would streamline the review process for fish habitat projects. House Bill 1187 sponsor, 13th District Rep. Tom Dent, said the...

Feb. 15, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses his legislation regarding foster care, and professional development standards for childcare centers.

Feb. 12, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss his legislation, including HB 1773, which would provide a sales tax exemption for small fire departments, legislation to support agricultural fairs,...

Feb. 5, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses his legislation regarding work force development in aviation, rangeland fire protection, and increasing the representation of Eastern Washington on the oversight board of the Department...

Feb. 4, 2019

In an effort to boost funding for airports and address the shortage of workers in the aeronautics industry, Rep. Tom Dent recently introduced three pieces of legislation. “Our aviation industry is...

Feb. 1, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins KIT to discuss the newly create Department of Children, Youth, and Families, and the oversight board that he ensured included representation from Eastern Washington, and...

Jan. 29, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss his committee assignments for the 2019 session, his legislation on Rangeland Fire Protection Associations, and his speech on Dr. Martin Luther...

Jan. 28, 2019

The state House of Representatives paused on Monday, Jan. 21, to honor civil rights leader Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Rep. Tom Dent was on of the speakers on House...

Jan. 23, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses HB 1188, his bill that would allow the creation of RFPA's (Rangeland Fire Protection Association) to fight wildfires, and HB 1455, a bill that provides...

Jan. 23, 2019

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May 11, 2018