Rep. Tom Dent's News & Media


In an effort to boost funding for airports and address the shortage of workers in the aeronautics industry, Rep. Tom Dent recently introduced three pieces of legislation. “Our aviation industry is...

Feb. 1, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins KIT to discuss the newly create Department of Children, Youth, and Families, and the oversight board that he ensured included representation from Eastern Washington, and...

Jan. 29, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, joins Capitol Report to discuss his committee assignments for the 2019 session, his legislation on Rangeland Fire Protection Associations, and his speech on Dr. Martin Luther...

Jan. 28, 2019

The state House of Representatives paused on Monday, Jan. 21, to honor civil rights leader Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Rep. Tom Dent was on of the speakers on House...

Jan. 23, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discusses HB 1188, his bill that would allow the creation of RFPA's (Rangeland Fire Protection Association) to fight wildfires, and HB 1455, a bill that provides...

Jan. 23, 2019

Read my 2018 Legislative Review by clicking on the image below.

May 11, 2018

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, has been appointed to the Oversight Board for Children, Youth and Families by House Speaker Frank Chopp. The establishment of the Oversight Board is part of House...

May 11, 2018

Sen. Judy Warnick and Reps. Matt Manweller and Tom Dent will be holding informal meetings throughout Lincoln County to gain insights from constituents and discuss the recent 2018 legislative session. Below...

May 3, 2018

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recently decided not to recommend closure of the Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility at the Grant County International Airport (GCIA). The FAA's decision is the culmination...

April 18, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent to improve wildfire preparedness and prevention was recently signed into law by Gov. Inslee. House Bill 2561 will have the commissioner of public lands direct the wildland fire advisory...

March 28, 2018