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Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses his opposition to proposed gas taxes, concerns over restrictions on law enforcement officers, and his position on the capital gains tax. Wash. House Republicans ·...

March 3, 2021

Reps. Tom Dent, Alex Ybarra, and Sen. Judy Warnick have sent a letter to the governor requesting he reevaluate his phased reopening plan and how it is impacting Kittitas County. The county has...

Feb. 12, 2021

Governor Inslee's regional reopening plan announced Jan. 5 leaves much to be desired. It is not fair or equitable. But his announcement to allow two regions on the west side of...

Feb. 11, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, takes issue with the governor's plan to re-open the state from pandemic restrictions. Dent also discusses his two aviation bills and frustrations with the remote nature...

Feb. 4, 2021

Beginning today, large parts of the Central Puget Sound region will enter “Phase 2” of Governor Inslee's latest reopening plan, the “Roadmap to Recovery.” State Sen. Judy Warnick, Rep. Tom Dent...

Feb. 1, 2021

Expressing concern Gov. Jay Inslee's “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” plan unfairly penalizes rural counties and communities, Rep. Tom Dent and 39 other legislators recently sent the governor a letter...

Jan. 26, 2021

Rep. Dent has sent a letter to the governor, co-signed by many other legislators, requesting the governor reexamine his latest reopening plan. Dent and his colleagues are concerned the plan ties...

Jan. 19, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, sits down with KIT 1280 news to discuss hearing from constituents during a pandemic, the governor's growing powers, and the process of re-opening the state. Dent...

Jan. 19, 2021

First, I want to say thank you for returning me to Olympia to represent the great people of the 13th District. It is an honor and privilege to represent you. We...

Dec. 21, 2020

On Feb. 29, Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. With this being an unknown and highly contagious virus, most folks agreed with his precautionary...

Dec. 10, 2020