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Legislation introduced in the 2023 legislative session by 13th District Rep. Tom Dent that creates the Pesticide Advisory Board was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 1019 creates the Pesticide Advisory...

May 12, 2023

Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Judy Warnick, Senate Bill 5460 was signed into law this week, supporting the state’s only irrigation and rehabilitation district located in Moses Lake (MLIRD). The new...

May 11, 2023

Legislation that provides communities another tool to manage their municipal airports was signed into law by Gov. Inslee last Thursday. 13th District Rep. Tom Dent, the sponsor of the legislation, says House...

May 9, 2023

The state Legislature approved Saturday the state’s capital construction budget for the 2023-25 budget cycle. The 13th District legislators voted for the budget that will fund critical community projects, including valuable...

April 23, 2023

Legislation sponsored by 13th District Rep. Tom Dent that will mitigate the risk of wildfires through electric utility planning and identification of best management practices was signed into law Thursday by Gov. Jay...

April 21, 2023

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, reviews highlights and lowlights of the 2023 legislative session. He also discusses his plans for the interim before the 2024 legislative session. Wash. House Republicans ·...

April 14, 2023

On Wednesday, the Senate passed House Bill 1243, which would provide another tool for communities to manage municipal airports. 13th District Rep. Tom Dent, the sponsor of the legislation, says the bill would...

April 13, 2023

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins KIT to talk about the House budget proposals – operating, capital, and transportation. He also gives an update on the law enforcement vehicular pursuit bill...

April 11, 2023

After midnight on Monday lawmakers in the state House of Representatives passed the controversial law enforcement vehicle pursuit legislation. Senate Bill 5352 would allow police to pursue suspects on a very...

April 11, 2023

Leana Fuchser, an exchange student from Switzerland, and currently a high school student at Naches Valley, paged in the Washington State House of Representatives April 3-7. She was sponsored by 13th...

April 10, 2023