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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

In his latest video update, Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, discusses transportation projects currently underway in the 47th Legislative District.

March 2, 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

House Republicans advocate for solutions that will provide real relief from high car-tab fees as a result of Sound Transit 3.

Jan. 24, 2018

In what seemingly has become the norm, budget negotiators were unable to come to an agreement on the 2017-19 operating budget before the end of the regular session. As a result,...

April 26, 2017

We’re entering the final stretch of the 2017 legislative session. While we’re scheduled to adjourn next Sunday, April 23, there are still many items left on our to-do list. Not only...

April 11, 2017

While bills continue to be heard in House and Senate committees, operating budgets from the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus (MCC) and House Democrats are now on the table.

March 28, 2017

In his latest legislative video update, Rep. Mark Hargrove discusses his concerns about the $54 billion Sound Transit 3 (ST3) measure that was approved in 2016.

March 23, 2017

The shooting of Deep Rai, a Sikh man who lives in Kent, was a shock to all of us who respect and value human life. I'm appalled whenever someone commits a...

March 10, 2017

Topics include: last week’s shooting of a Sikh man in Kent, the impact of ST3 and the latest on one of Rep. Hargrove's bills.

March 9, 2017