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Beginning Monday, May 14, I will no longer be able to send out legislative email updates. However, I am still able to respond to constituents who contact me, so please...

May 11, 2018

For the first time since 2014, the Legislature adjourned on time this year. That was a bit of good news in what was otherwise quite a challenging session.

March 16, 2018

As usual, we had excellent turnout at the town hall meeting in Kent this past weekend. Rep. Sullivan, Sen. Fain and I covered a lot of topics, including education, transportation, school...

Feb. 22, 2018

Rep. Hargrove provides some insight as to how the process really works in Olympia, and how things are different this year with Democrats in control of both chambers.

Feb. 21, 2018

I wanted to send a quick reminder that I’ll be hosting a town hall this Saturday in Kent with Rep. Pat Sullivan, D-Covington, and Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn.

Feb. 15, 2018

The House has approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Mark Hargrove to address the concerns of private property owners regarding newly proposed regulations of their small on-site sewage systems, also known...

Feb. 14, 2018

State lawmakers representing Washington’s 47th Legislative District will hold a town hall meeting Saturday, Feb. 17, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Golden Steer...

Feb. 12, 2018

Although Republicans in Olympia have introduced bills and amendments to provide significant relief to those burdened by the tax and fee hikes in Sound Transit 3, Democrats have insisted on providing...

Feb. 6, 2018

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, talks about his role as a citizen legislator and the difference Washingtonians can make when they get involved in the legislative process.

Jan. 31, 2018

In a 78-17 vote Monday, the House passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Mark Hargrove to ease restrictions on what microbreweries and wineries are allowed to sell at farmers markets.

Jan. 30, 2018