Rep. Tom Dent appointed assistant ranking member of House Early Learning and Human Services Committee

Rep. Tom Dent has been promoted as the new assistant ranking member of the House Early Learning and Human Services Committee.

The 11-member committee considers issues relating to early learning from birth to kindergarten, as well as a broad array of issues affecting children and families, including parent education, foster care, dependency, child protective services, children's mental health, child welfare services and family reconciliation services.

“This is a special committee to me, and I am incredibly honored to have the opportunity to now serve as assistant ranking member,” said Dent, R-Moses Lake. “One of my biggest passions as a legislator is helping young people who may not have had the best start in life. I look forward to continuing to develop and support policies in this committee that will enable all of our young people to get on a path toward success.”

Rep. Dent also serves as assistant ranking member of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Additionally, he serves on the House Appropriations Committee.

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, listens to testimony in the House Early Learning and Human Services Committee, Jan. 20, 2016.Suggested caption: Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, listens to testimony in the House Early Learning and Human Services Committee.

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