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Since the pandemic, livelihoods have been devastated, people have fallen behind on their mortgages and rents, students have been left behind in schools, foster kids have fallen deeper into crisis, businesses...

May 12, 2022

The 2022 legislative session came to an end on March 10. The Legislature banged the gavel to signify Sine Die a little past 11:30 pm on the whirlwind, short 60-day session....

March 21, 2022

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, reviews the 2022 legislative session for Glenn Vaagen on the Pacific Northwest Ag Network. He talks about being able to stop some bad legislation, answers why...

March 11, 2022

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins KIT to discuss the budgets proposed by the majority party and gun control bills. Dent predicts with the passage of the high-capacity magazines ban there...

March 8, 2022

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses the final days of session, his budget provisos, and encourages his constituents to reach out. Wash. House Republicans · 03-04-22 – RADIO: Capitol Report with...

March 4, 2022

Rep. Dent speaks against Senate Bill 5974 – the majority party's Move Ahead Washington transportation plan – during floor debate on March 1. It is a 16-year, $16.8 billion transportation package...

March 3, 2022

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses the operating budget proposal, tax relief and the transportation budget proposal including a 2.5 billion dollar increase in fees. Wash. House Republicans · 02-25-2022 –...

Feb. 25, 2022

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses floor action before the cutoff and the House Republican successes in defeating bad legislation. Wash. House Republicans · 02-18-22 – RADIO: Capitol Report with Rep....

Feb. 18, 2022

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, gives an update on his legislation moving through the House including; creating municipality airport commissions (HB 1712), improving caregiver communication (HB 1945), changing the membership of...

Feb. 11, 2022

Rep. Tom Dent speaks against House Bill 1705, referred to as the “ghost gun” bill, which restricts the manufacture and sale of untraceable firearms, or ghost guns, and unfinished frames and...

Feb. 11, 2022