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Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss recent changes to the “beef checkoff” fee, which is added to cattle sales and funds the Washington State Beef Commission, helping...

Feb. 23, 2024

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, talks about legislation he is working on that would increase readiness to fight invasive diseases on Washington farms and another bill that would continue the oversight...

Feb. 16, 2024

Rep. Tom Dent joins KIT Radio to discuss legislation increasing costs on taxpayers instead of focusing on affordability for Washingtonians. He also talks about his two agricultural-related bills passed by the...

Feb. 13, 2024

House Bill 2147 that would create the Agricultural Pest and Disease Response Account passed the House unanimously early in the morning on Tuesday. Rep. Tom Dent, in working with the Washington State...

Feb. 13, 2024

Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, and Reps. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, and Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, are inviting constituents from the 13th District to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. to discuss the 2024...

Feb. 13, 2024

 House Bill 2302 sponsored by 13th District Rep. Tom Dent that would extend the Pesticide Application Safety Committee until 2035 passed the state House of Representatives unanimously on Thursday. “When we created the...

Feb. 9, 2024

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake discusses two child care bills he would have liked to see passed this session and a budget proviso he hopes will address mental health and suicide...

Feb. 9, 2024

Sponsored by 13th District Rep. Tom Dent, Quincy student Julianna Lambert spent a week in Olympia, Jan. 14-19, as a page in the state House of Representatives. “I am always happy to sponsor the...

Feb. 8, 2024

Rep. Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss three of his bills regarding state oversight of child wellness, and the availability of affordable child care in Washington state. Wash. House...

Feb. 2, 2024

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to talk about bills that would help farmers and ranchers be the front line against wildfires and invasive pests and disease. Wash. House...

Jan. 26, 2024