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The top priority of this 105-day session is for us to come up with a comprehensive education funding plan that ends school districts' overreliance on local levy dollars to fund basic...

Feb. 8, 2017

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, discusses the education funding proposals on the table this session, and also talks about his new role on the House Rules Committee.

Feb. 7, 2017

It's an honor to serve you in the state House, bringing your priorities to the forefront. As we begin the fourth week of the 2017 legislative session, I want to provide...

Jan. 30, 2017

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, discusses what 47th District residents should expect to see in this 105-day session, as well as his personal goals for the session.

Jan. 24, 2017

For much of this session, I was optimistic we would finish our work on time and avoid yet another special session. As we inched closer and closer to the March 10...

March 18, 2016

We've hit two milestones since my last update. First, we moved past the halfway point of the 2016 session. Second, we passed house of origin cutoff, which means any bills that...

Feb. 19, 2016

Today is policy committee cutoff, which means most bills that have not passed out of their respective committees will be considered "dead" for the session. Here is a brief update on...

Feb. 5, 2016

The 2016 legislative session is under way, and things are already moving quickly. This is a supplemental budget year, which means our task is addressing emergency appropriations and other small adjustments...

Jan. 25, 2016

Rep. Hargrove’s HB 2301 would restructure the State Need Grant program to increase the number of grant recipients at no additional cost to the state.

Jan. 20, 2016

We are more than halfway through the 2012 legislative session, which is scheduled to adjourn on March 8. Up to this point, the majority party has not offered any solutions to...

Feb. 14, 2012