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Coming into this year’s 60-day legislative session, an early priority was passing the 2017-19 capital budget for state construction projects. Thankfully, we were able to get that done in the first...

March 23, 2018

A bill sponsored by Rep. Paul Graves to raise the population threshold for when a city assumes responsibility for maintaining state routes has been signed into law.

March 15, 2018

On Thursday, the Legislature approved a supplemental transportation budget that would increase the 2017-19 transportation budget lawmakers passed last year from $8.5 billion to $9.3 billion. 5th District Reps. Jay Rodne and...

March 8, 2018

Tomorrow, Feb. 17, I’ll be holding three town hall meetings with my fellow East King County lawmakers, Rep. Jay Rodne and Sen. Mark Mullet. We’ll be providing updates on the session,...

Feb. 16, 2018

In an 86-12 vote Tuesday, the state House passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Paul Graves to raise the population threshold for when a city assumes responsibility for maintaining state routes...

Feb. 14, 2018

Here are 8 things to know before session starts on Jan. 8.

Nov. 17, 2017

This week, the governor signed an $8.5 billion transportation budget. Of the funding provided in the new, two-year budget, nearly $9 million will be funneled to projects impacting the 5th Legislative...

May 18, 2017

Last night was a big win for us. The House passed its transportation budget, which included nearly $9 million of funding for vital transportation projects in East King County. This funding,...

April 13, 2017

Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, helped secure nearly $9 million for transportation projects in East King County.

April 13, 2017

Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, discusses bills that have been proposed to improve Sound Transit 3 (ST3) and increase accountability of the Regional Transit Authority (RTA), which implements ST3.

April 10, 2017