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Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins KIT Radio to discuss his opposition to the low carbon fuel standard tax, a proposed capital gains tax, and police reform bills that would make...

March 2, 2021

We are scheduled to adjourn the regular legislative session Sunday, April 28. A few weeks ago, Democrats' passed their operating budget out of the House of Representatives on a party-line vote...

April 19, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss his bills that are moving forward in the Senate, including his fish habitat legislation, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) screenings for foster...

April 12, 2019

I am sending this email update to acknowledge those who protect us each and every day, remind you of the town hall meetings coming up this weekend, and provide you an...

March 21, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Glenn Vaagen on Washington Ag Network to discuss livestock ID legislation, pesticide application safety legislation, rangeland fire protection, and a fish habitat bill.

March 7, 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, joins Capitol Report to discuss his committee assignments for the 2019 session, his legislation on Rangeland Fire Protection Associations, and his speech on Dr. Martin Luther...

Jan. 28, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses four of his bills that recently made it out of the House: a foster parent “bill of rights,” a proposal to expand the responsibilities of...

Feb. 16, 2018

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses his pilot project on gang violence. Dent also talks about his utility bill along with his foster parent license bill.

Feb. 2, 2018

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, talks about two wildfire bills and an aviation bill he is working on this session, he updates the status of last year's work on aviation license...

Jan. 19, 2018