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Elected officials across eastern Washington, led by Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee today expressing their concerns with his mandated vaccination orders and the fact...

Sept. 23, 2021

Former 13th District legislator Joyce Mulliken passed away on Saturday, June 26. Mulliken served in the House of Representatives from 1995 – 2003 and in the Senate from 2003 – 2006....

July 8, 2021

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