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Reps. Tom Dent, Alex Ybarra, and Sen. Judy Warnick have sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal requesting they review some proposed “return to school recommendations” so school districts...

March 2, 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. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins KIT Radio's Lance Tormey and Dave Ettl to reflect on some of his legislative successes this session including his bills regarding fish habitat projects and...

March 10, 2020

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses his prime-sponsored bills and gives an overview of what can be expected in the final two weeks of session.

Feb. 28, 2020

The House recently passed two bills by Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, offering regulatory relief — one simplifying fish habitat projects and another easing restrictions for early learning providers. The 13th...

Feb. 14, 2020

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

Jan. 24, 2020

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss legislation regarding continuing education for workers at childcare centers, his bill relating to pesticide application safety, and his upcoming town halls.

March 15, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses his legislation regarding foster care, and professional development standards for childcare centers.

Feb. 12, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss his legislation, including HB 1773, which would provide a sales tax exemption for small fire departments, legislation to support agricultural fairs,...

Feb. 5, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discuses opportunities to expand pilot training via an aviation scholarship/ loan program addressing the nation-wide pilot shortage, proposals for the supplemental budget, taxes, and gives an...

Feb. 23, 2018