Rep. Tom Dent's News & Media


Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, gives his reaction to the deal struck in the West Coast ports labor dispute. He also talks about his role on the House Appropriations Committee and...

March 2, 2015

13th District lawmakers, Rep. Tom Dent, Rep. Matt Manweller and Sen. Judy Warnick react to the West Coast ports deal.

Feb. 25, 2015

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, talks about young people who have come to Olympia to visit him, including 4-H groups. He also gives an update of work to break the ports...

Feb. 24, 2015

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, introduces his legislative page, Dylan, and talks about concerns of the West Coast port slowdowns and his work to advance “Joel’s Law,” which allows involuntary commitment...

Feb. 16, 2015

Dylan O'Brien, a student from Moses Lake High School, traveled to Olympia Feb. 9-13 and served as a page in the state House of Representatives.

Feb. 13, 2015

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, talks about progress of his prime-sponsored legislation, his views as a foster parent about a new state requirement to have foster children vaccinated with the flu...

Feb. 9, 2015

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, talks about a letter written to President Obama asking for help from the port slowdowns, “Joel’s Law,” and his aviation excise tax bill.

Feb. 4, 2015

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, talks with KIT's Dave Ettl and Lance Tormey about several issues, including his first weeks in the Legislature, serving on the House Appropriations Committee, and seeking...

Feb. 3, 2015

With thousands of jobs and billions of dollars on the line for Washington state, lawmakers representing the 13th District say the time for the president to act is now.

Jan. 30, 2015

The state House of Representatives gave unanimous approval Thursday to a bill that would allow family members of mentally-ill individuals to petition the courts for involuntary treatment. Rep. Tom Dent...

Jan. 30, 2015