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Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses his bills related to aviation funding and affordable child care.

Jan. 24, 2020

The Legislature has been adjourned since the end of April but I have been hard at work on a number of issues this interim. This legislative update will give you a...

Aug. 30, 2019

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it was reversing course on its proposal to close or privatize 25 Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers operated by the U.S. Forest...

July 1, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss his recent town hall meetings, and his concerns with the 2019-2020 House Democrats' operating budget proposal.

March 29, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss his bills that are in the Senate, and a presentation that he heard from the Future Farmers of America (FFA) that...

March 22, 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, 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

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, provides a final report on House Bill 1656 – Aviation Loan Program Infrastructure Account, House Bill 2561 – Wildland Fire Advisory Committee, House Bill 2781 –...

March 2, 2018