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Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Monday that will make a number of changes to noxious weed control boards in an effort to protect Washington state lands from toxic and noxious weeds....

May 12, 2021

With just three days left in the 2021 legislative session, 13th District legislators gave their approval to a new two-year spending plan for capital projects around the state. Sen. Judy Warnick...

April 27, 2021

Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, and Reps. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, and Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, are inviting citizens from the 13th District to join them for a one-hour virtual town hall meeting, Wednesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. to...

March 15, 2021

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

On Tuesday, the House Transportation Committee unanimously approved two aviation-related bills sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake. House Bill 1030 would create the Community Airport Revitalization Board (CARB) loan program....

Feb. 4, 2021

Beginning today, large parts of the Central Puget Sound region will enter “Phase 2” of Governor Inslee's latest reopening plan, the “Roadmap to Recovery.” State Sen. Judy Warnick, Rep. Tom Dent...

Feb. 1, 2021

Building off of work done in the 2020 session, Rep. Tom Dent has introduced legislation to provide further regulatory relief to child care providers. House Bill 1278 would suspend all professional development...

Jan. 27, 2021

Expressing concern Gov. Jay Inslee's “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” plan unfairly penalizes rural counties and communities, Rep. Tom Dent and 39 other legislators recently sent the governor a letter...

Jan. 26, 2021

When the 2021 legislative session convenes on Jan. 11, Rep. Tom Dent will continue his leadership role as the lead Republican member of the House Children, Youth and Families Committee. The...

Dec. 22, 2020