Rep. Tom Dent's News & Media


On Saturday, the state House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation introduced by Rep. Tom Dent, aimed at smaller airports that need to fund capital and preservation projects. House Bill 1030 would put...

March 7, 2021

On Tuesday, the state House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation that would make a number of changes to noxious weed control boards in an effort to protect Washington state lands from...

March 5, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses his opposition to proposed gas taxes, concerns over restrictions on law enforcement officers, and his position on the capital gains tax. Wash. House Republicans ·...

March 3, 2021

Reps. Tom Dent, Alex Ybarra, and Sen. Judy Warnick have sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal requesting they review some proposed “return to school recommendations” so school districts...

March 2, 2021

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

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, explains why House Republicans took the unusual step of introducing an operating budget proposal, and discusses four of his aviation bills making their way through the...

Feb. 23, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses the reopening, moving Kittitas county into phase-2, and his early learning bill.

Feb. 18, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent, R- Moses Lake, talks about House Bill 1355 on noxious weed laws, and his House Bill 1384 relating to the agricultural community and mental health services. Wash. House...

Feb. 12, 2021

Reps. Tom Dent, Alex Ybarra, and Sen. Judy Warnick have sent a letter to the governor requesting he reevaluate his phased reopening plan and how it is impacting Kittitas County. The county has...

Feb. 12, 2021

Governor Inslee's regional reopening plan announced Jan. 5 leaves much to be desired. It is not fair or equitable. But his announcement to allow two regions on the west side of...

Feb. 11, 2021