Rep. Mark Hargrove's News & Media


Forty-seventh District State Rep. Mark Hargrove was sworn in January 14 to serve his second, two-year term in the Legislature.

Jan. 15, 2013

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, expressed disappointment in today’s court ruling that deemed Initiative 1053, which put in place the requirement for a supermajority vote by the Legislature or a vote of...

May 30, 2012

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) handed out its awards to lawmakers for their support of job-creating legislation and opposition to job-killing legislation. Rep. Mark Hargrove received the group’s Guardian...

May 8, 2012

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, will host a district wide telephone town hall meeting on April 26 at 6:30 p.m. Constituents are invited to call in to ask questions and listen to...

April 23, 2012

After 25 days of the 30-day special session, the House majority party passed their version of a supplemental state operating budget, which was almost identical to the budget they passed at...

April 6, 2012

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, was given the Cornerstone Award by the Association of Washington Business (AWB) for his support of business-friendly legislation throughout the 2010 and 2011 legislative sessions. AWB gives...

April 2, 2012

A bill to allow private property owners to give permission for visitors to use their private airstrips without fear of lawsuits was signed into law on March 7. House Bill 2244...

March 21, 2012

Felicia McKenzie of Kent served as a legislative page for the House of Representatives the week of March 5-9, which was the final week of the 2012 regular session. Felicia is...

March 12, 2012

As time wound down in the 60-day legislative session March 8, the end result was a session that yielded no results for taxpayers in Washington state. The Legislature adjourned Sine Die...

March 9, 2012

Washington state is realizing a nearly $2 billion, or roughly 7 percent, increase in tax collections this two-year budget cycle as the economy slowly begins to turn a corner. Yet today,...

Feb. 29, 2012