Published on October 14, 2015

OLYMPIA – Reps. Kristine Lytton and Steve Tharinger have been chosen to fill chairperson vacancies for two budget-related state House of Representatives committees. Tharinger (D-Dungeness) will become chair of the Capital Budget Committee immediately, filling the vacancy left by Rep…. READ MORE

Published on October 13, 2015

Alzheimer’s State Plan Town Hall Coming Soon!   The Alzheimer’s State Plan was developed to examine and address the needs and services of Alzheimer’s and dementia patients and caregivers.  The Alzheimer’s State Plan will also assess the capacity of current… READ MORE

Published on June 29, 2015

OLYMPIA – The final budget agreed by the Legislature today enacts major priorities in the district pushed by Representative Steve Tharinger (D-Dungeness) including a reduced tuition rate for statewide universities and community colleges, expanded degrees in engineering and in cybersecurity… READ MORE

Published on June 12, 2015

We as Democrats are working hard during these budget negotiations to provide dependable funding for the basic needs of the state for today and the future.  Gimmicks, smoke and mirrors do not serve the long term needs of the people… READ MORE

Published on May 4, 2015

The Special Session Begins   We started the special session this week with actually a fair amount of work getting done.  The major discussion around the biennial budget is still slow with not much progress but things are happening around… READ MORE

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