Rep. Mark Hargrove's News & Media


Freshman Cecelia Legg, a Columbia Jr. High School student, paged for one week in the House of Representatives during the regular legislative session, which adjourned April 22. She was sponsored by...

April 26, 2011

With Democratic leadership in the state House and Senate unable to come to an agreement on several key issues, most notably the 2011-13 state operating budget, the Legislature is heading into...

April 22, 2011

The House of Representatives today passed the state operating budget contained in House Bill 1087, which proposes to spend a record $32.4 billion, or $2 billion more than the current budget....

April 9, 2011

Homeschool student Alex Krause traveled from Auburn to Olympia the week of Feb. 28 to serve as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. He was sponsored by his...

March 10, 2011

Sen. Joe Fain along with Reps. Pat Sullivan and Mark Hargrove will host two in-person town hall meetings on Saturday, March 12. District residents are encouraged to attend and bring their...

March 1, 2011

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, invites constituents to participate in a live telephone town hall with him the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 22 to discuss legislative issues. The call will begin promptly...

Feb. 14, 2011

After a report by the State Board of Education outlined that 60 percent of the state's 2,011 schools are rated “fair” under  the board's accountability standards, Rep. Mark Hargrove believes there...

Feb. 9, 2011

Washington has an unemployment rate stalled at 9.2 percent, with a “real” unemployment rate of around 18 percent if those who are under-employed or have given up looking for work are...

Feb. 1, 2011

As part of his 2011 legislative committee assignments, Rep. Mark Hargrove was appointed to serve as the assistant ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee. The powerful committee is tasked with...

Jan. 19, 2011

State Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, was officially sworn-in as the newest member of the 47th Legislative District delegation today. The ceremony took place in the House Chambers in Olympia. Members of...

Jan. 10, 2011