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From ST3 car-tab fees and property taxes, to changing the composition of the Sound Transit Board, Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, says its time to change how Sound Transit does business.

Jan. 9, 2018

Lawmakers return to Olympia this week for the 2018 legislation session. In even numbered years, the session is only 60-days long, including weekends and holidays. In order to finish on time,...

Jan. 8, 2018

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, discusses on-going efforts to increase lane capacity and widen U.S. 2 trestle.

Jan. 6, 2018

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, is calling on the Legislature to act before the conclusion of the third special legislative session on bills proposed to bring relief to taxpayers on high...

July 13, 2017

I've shared your stories and worked hard to urge other lawmakers to support reforms. However, despite my efforts, and the efforts of many of my colleagues in the House, most of...

April 21, 2017

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, gives speech on the House floor asking for the end of the express toll lanes on I-405. Amendments 512 and 513 were narrowly rejected on a...

April 14, 2017

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, argues for Sound Transit reform. He offers several amendments during House floor debate to give real relief to taxpayers in the Sound Transit district, all of...

April 13, 2017

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, joins John Carlson and Kirby Wilbur on KVI to discuss discrepancies between Republican and Democratic proposals to provide relief to the new Sound Transit taxes approved...

April 12, 2017

The House of Representatives passed a Democrat-sponsored bill Wednesday to provide some relief to angry citizens from the enormous Sound Transit 3 car-tab increases. House Republicans say the reduction is not...

April 12, 2017

“People want, and deserve, real relief.” House Republicans offered several amendments today to the House transportation budget proposal to address citizen concerns with Sound Transit 3. The amendments were aimed at...

April 12, 2017