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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

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

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

The Washington State House of Representatives passed legislation before the house of origin cutoff that would replace the Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission (CACC) established in 2019 to recommend possible locations for...

March 10, 2023

Legislation that would create the Pesticide Advisory Board unanimously passed the state House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill 1019, sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent, would create the Pesticide Advisory Board to advise the...

March 8, 2023

Two bills sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent cleared the state House of Representatives last week with unanimous support. The first, House Bill 1590 would change the membership and subcommittees of the Oversight...

March 6, 2023