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Legislators will be under election year restrictions from Dec. 1 until Jan. 13, the first day of session, so I wanted to touch base with you one more time before the...

Nov. 26, 2019

With the cool temperatures and frosty mornings, wildfire season has come to a close. Considering some of the wildfires we have had in recent years, it was not a bad fire year for...

Nov. 9, 2017

As Rep. Tom Dent can attest, you never know what requests or issues may come knocking at your office door as a legislator. Earlier this summer, Dent's office was asked to assist Loren...

Sept. 8, 2017

Rep. Tom Dent has introduced legislation requesting the FAA keep Grant County International Airport's Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities open and not relocated.

June 29, 2017

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, drafted House Resolution 4615, recognizing the 9th and 10th cavalry units known as the Buffalo Soldiers, Dent gives praise to the Buffalo Soldiers for their community...

April 3, 2017

More than 150 years ago when the United States was looking to expand their peacetime military after the Civil War, the hotly debated issue concerned the inclusion of African-Americans in the Army. It...

March 24, 2017

A measure that would create a new Washington Aviation special license plate passed the state House of Representatives on a 94-4 vote Tuesday. House Bill 1400, sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent,...

March 2, 2017