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“We need to return to something that benefits all drivers, not just a select few.” A narrow majority in the state House today defeated two amendments offered by Rep. Mark Harmsworth,...

April 12, 2017

Proposed legislation that would help property owners who were not allowed to vote on Sound Transit 3, but are now being forced to pay increased property taxes for the massive $54...

April 5, 2017

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, addresses the vehicle tab tax gouge that is affecting numerous constituents in his district on KVI with John Carlson and Kirby Wilbur. Harmsworth focuses on the...

April 5, 2017

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, is on KSER with Ed Bremer, sharing his experience with the Sound Transit vehicle tab tax and how he avoided paying it. Harmsworth, also shares how...

April 5, 2017

House of Representatives to vote on transportation budget In response to constituent outrage and car-tab sticker shock, House Republicans will introduce six amendments to the transportation budget tomorrow aimed at lowering...

April 4, 2017

Lars Larson asks Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, about possible remedies to the tax increases now being paid to Sound Transit on car tabs in Washington state.

March 28, 2017

We are now entering into the last few weeks of the regularly scheduled session. The operating, capital and transportation budget proposals have been introduced by both chambers, and negotiations are taking...

March 28, 2017

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, talks about his proposal to change how Sound Transit calculates vehicle values for their newly raised car-tab fees. He also discusses other proposals to help fix...

March 24, 2017

Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek, and Rep. Morgan Irwin, R-Enunclaw, with John Carlson and Kirby Wilbur on KVI about the intense frustrations by citizens in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties over new...

March 17, 2017

Several residents in Pierce, King and Snohomish counties are facing big increases in their licensing fees as the Sound Transit 3 taxes are implemented. I’ve received numerous calls, texts and emails...

March 9, 2017