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The bipartisan salmon riparian habitat legislation, House Bill 1720, has taken two more steps toward the governor’s desk. On Friday, the bill unanimously passed the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. Monday...

Feb. 20, 2023

Bipartisan legislation in the state House of Representatives to improve salmon recovery and riparian habitat is scheduled for a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the House...

Feb. 6, 2023

Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, and Reps. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, and Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, are inviting constituents from the 13th District to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. to discuss...

Jan. 31, 2023

When the 2023 legislative session convenes next month Rep. Tom Dent will have a new committee leadership role. Dent has been named the ranking Republican member on the House Agriculture and Natural...

Dec. 19, 2022

The 2022 legislative session has reached the half-way mark. State Sen. Judy Warnick, and Representatives Tom Dent and Alex Ybarra are inviting 13th District constituents to join them for a 1-hour...

Feb. 8, 2022

Legislation that would create a pesticide advisory board was unanimously voted out of the House Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee this week before the policy committee cutoff on Thursday....

Feb. 5, 2022

The House Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee recently passed a bill that would direct the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to create a pilot project to better assess measures...

Jan. 31, 2022

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