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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 discusses the three aviation-related bills he has introduced this session to encourage economic development.

Feb. 8, 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

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recently decided not to recommend closure of the Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility at the Grant County International Airport (GCIA). The FAA's decision is the culmination...

April 18, 2018

The gavel fell on the night on March 8 adjourning the 2018 legislative session. The Legislature was able to reach an agreement on all three supplemental budgets - operating, capital and...

March 16, 2018

Three bills sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent are headed to the governor's desk for his signature after their passage through the Legislature. “The three bills are in priority areas for me – wildfires,...

March 5, 2018

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

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

Interest parties recently met in Ellensburg to begin implementation of an elk management pilot to address the growing problem of the Colockum herd in the Kittitas County region. The pilot project is...

Dec. 15, 2017

I am always working to expand our email list to ensure constituents across the district have the opportunity to stay updated on legislative and state issues. I want to keep the citizens of the...

Nov. 30, 2017