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It's been an exciting first month of the 2015 legislative session, and I wanted to give you an update on some of the latest happenings here in the Legislature.

Feb. 9, 2015

KOMO Radio's Carleen Johnson talks with Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, about his concerns of a new Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mandate requiring foster parents of young children to...

Feb. 3, 2015

The first two weeks of the 2015 legislative session are off to a fast start, and we are focused on completing our work on time in the 105 days we are...

Jan. 26, 2015

The goal of this update is to give you information on transportation proposals during the legislative session, dates and times of the bipartisan transportation forums being hosted by members of the...

Sept. 16, 2013

Thank you for the honor of representing the 47th District again this year. It was an exceptionally long session for the Legislature, but the result was a bipartisan, balanced budget I...

July 11, 2013

We are now in the second special session of this year. Our legislative work, mainly the state operating budget, continues. Like you, I am frustrated with the lack of progress on...

June 19, 2013

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, invites 47th District residents to participate in an hour-long telephone town hall on Wednesday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. To take part in the forum, residents can...

April 30, 2013

Sunday, April 28, the Legislature adjourned the regular 105-day legislative session. Unfortunately, we will once again be forced into a special session due to the lack of an agreement on a...

April 30, 2013

Rep. Mark Hargrove gives constituents information on state transportation budget and his reform solutions. His also discusses the debate in Olympia on the proposal to raise taxes by $905 million, which...

April 23, 2013

We are fast approaching the end of the 2013 legislative session. I am hopeful we will finish on April 28 with a bipartisan agreement on overall government spending, the transportation budget...

April 4, 2013