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Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, has been appointed to the Oversight Board for Children, Youth and Families by House Speaker Frank Chopp. The establishment of the Oversight Board is part of House...

May 11, 2018

Sen. Judy Warnick and Reps. Matt Manweller and Tom Dent will be holding informal meetings throughout Lincoln County to gain insights from constituents and discuss the recent 2018 legislative session. Below...

May 3, 2018

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...

April 18, 2018

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...

March 28, 2018

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...

March 16, 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,...

March 5, 2018

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...

Feb. 14, 2018

Interest parties recently met in Ellensburg to begin implementation of an elk management pilot to address the growing problem of the Colockum herd in the Kittitas County region. The pilot project is...

Dec. 15, 2017

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