Rep. Tom Dent's News & Media


Rep. Tom Dent has received the 2017 Advocate of the Year Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The award was one of only two distributed by the AAP across the country, the other...

Nov. 17, 2017

Rep. Tom Dent has been selected to the stakeholder group that will be working on the Washington State Air Cargo Movement Study. The study was part of the transportation budget passed by the Legislature in the 2017...

Nov. 2, 2017

Sen. Judy Warnick, who chairs the Senate's economic development-related committee, says a recent trade mission that took her, Rep. Tom Dent, and other local officials to Japan laid important groundwork for...

Oct. 31, 2017

As Rep. Tom Dent can attest, you never know what requests or issues may come knocking at your office door as a legislator. Earlier this summer, Dent's office was asked to assist Loren...

Sept. 8, 2017

On this Capitol Conversation podcast, Wildfire Caucus Chair Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, urges the public to take precautions against fires on public lands that could turn into devastating wildfires. Dent...

Aug. 25, 2017

Rep. Tom Dent has introduced legislation requesting the FAA keep Grant County International Airport's Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities open and not relocated.

June 29, 2017

Legislation to provide the Washington State Beef Commission clear direction on their priorities and improve the transparency of its financial operation has been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. Rep. Tom Dent said House...

May 26, 2017

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill that directs the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to conduct an elk management...

May 19, 2017

Small forest landowners will get some assistance in reducing wildfire risk on their property with the signing into law of House Bill 1924. The governor signed the bill sponsored by Rep. Tom...

May 15, 2017

The governor has signed Rep. Tom Dent's legislation that will eliminate some of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) red tape to allow agency staff and mental health professionals more...

May 10, 2017