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Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, will host a district wide telephone town hall meeting on April 26 at 6:30 p.m. Constituents are invited to call in to ask questions and listen to...

April 23, 2012

After 25 days of the 30-day special session, the House majority party passed their version of a supplemental state operating budget, which was almost identical to the budget they passed at...

April 6, 2012

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, was given the Cornerstone Award by the Association of Washington Business (AWB) for his support of business-friendly legislation throughout the 2010 and 2011 legislative sessions. AWB gives...

April 2, 2012

A bill to allow private property owners to give permission for visitors to use their private airstrips without fear of lawsuits was signed into law on March 7. House Bill 2244...

March 21, 2012

As time wound down in the 60-day legislative session March 8, the end result was a session that yielded no results for taxpayers in Washington state. The Legislature adjourned Sine Die...

March 9, 2012

Washington state is realizing a nearly $2 billion, or roughly 7 percent, increase in tax collections this two-year budget cycle as the economy slowly begins to turn a corner. Yet today,...

Feb. 29, 2012

A town-hall meeting hosted by 47th Legislative District lawmakers in Covington topped the three-hour mark Saturday as more than 100 people assembled to discuss everything from education to health care to...

Feb. 24, 2012

Sen. Joe Fain and Reps. Pat Sullivan and Mark Hargrove will host an in-person town hall meeting on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Cutter’s Point Coffee in Covington. The meeting will begin...

Feb. 11, 2012

Searching for a solution to stop budget writers from treating K-12 basic education the same as other state programs and ensure the Legislature complies with the state constitution by making education...

Jan. 31, 2012

Rep. Mark Hargrove, R-Covington, will host a district wide telephone town hall meeting on Jan. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Constituents are invited to call in to ask questions and listen to...

Jan. 10, 2012