Rep. Tom Dent's News & Media


Rep. Tom Dent describes his experience in catching, fighting and recovering from COVID-19. He told Robb Francis and Ed Dawson on KONA's “The Bottom Line” talk show in Pasco different levels...

Dec. 3, 2020

(Originally produced Nov. 25, 2020. Posted Dec. 2, 2020) Speaking on Yakima's KIT Radio, Rep. Tom Dent urges people to take the pandemic seriously. Dent, R-Moses Lake, was hospitalized twice from...

Dec. 2, 2020

Rep. Dent has sent a letter to the governor, co-signed by many other legislators representing rural Washington, requesting the governor revise the proposed housing rules under the Emergency Regulations for Agricultural...

April 30, 2020

April 28, 2020

It's been three weeks since the nation's official Census Day, and the move by the U.S. Census Bureau to initially seek information using an online form (available at www.2020census.gov) hasn't meant...

April 23, 2020

Rep. Tom Dent and several legislators from rural counties have sent Gov. Inslee a letter informing him a plan is needed to restart the economy in rural Washington and they are...

April 21, 2020

On Friday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation that will provide regulatory relief for early learning providers. Rep. Tom Dent sponsored House Bill 2556 after talking with early learning and child care...

April 6, 2020

On Friday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation into law that will streamline the review process for fish habitat projects. House Bill 1187, sponsored by 13th District Rep. Tom Dent, comes from work he was...

March 30, 2020

The Washington State Legislature gave final approval to Senate Bill 6068, sponsored by Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, and co-sponsored by her seatmates, Reps. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, and Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake. The bill keeps proven...

March 19, 2020

The Washington State Legislature has adjourned on time and approved a supplemental capital budget for 2020 that includes significant investments for the 13th Legislative District totaling just over $3.7 million. The biennial...

March 13, 2020