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It’s my view, and I believe many of you would agree, that state government must live within its means. Since 1993 there have been six initiatives to put limits on...

Feb. 1, 2016

Alarming statistics from the Washington Policy Center on I-405 tolling.  But many motorists who travel that highway probably won't be surprised.  Ruth Johnson reports from the statehouse.

Jan. 16, 2016

The 2016 legislative session is underway, and I am back in Olympia ready to serve you. Considered a “supplemental budget year,” the 2016 session is scheduled for only 60 days.

Jan. 13, 2016

Rep. Mark Harmsworth appointed assistant ranking member to the House Transportation Committee

Dec. 16, 2015

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, talks with KTTH's Todd Herman about why he opposes HOT lane tolling on I-405 that is now exceeding $10 per vehicle. He also discusses his opposition...

Dec. 11, 2015

A quick note from Rep. Mark Harmsworth for email subscribers.

Nov. 25, 2015

Rep. Mark Harmsworth: Getting ready for the upcoming 2016 session

Nov. 23, 2015

Rep. Mark Harmsworth talks with KIRO Radio's Dori Monson about his plan to combat the new I-405 tolls through legislation for the 2016 session

Nov. 19, 2015

KOMO Radio host Tom Hutyler and reporter Carleen Johnson discuss concerns about the new I-405 toll lanes, and talk about Rep. Mark Harmsworth's request to the Washington State Department of Transportation...

Oct. 23, 2015

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, discusses his concerns about I-405 tolling issues with radio talk show host Lars Larson.

Oct. 8, 2015