Published on March 29, 2016

OLYMPIA—Construction workers around Washington state will be busy after the passage of a new state capital budget to build classrooms, mental health facilities and affordable housing. “This budget puts people to work from Aberdeen to Spokane, building a better Washington,”… READ MORE

Published on March 10, 2016

Published on February 24, 2016

New K-3 classrooms, affordable housing & mental health facilities OLYMPIA—The House released a bipartisan construction budget along with a related proposal that would put $1 billion toward building schools in the coming years. “Our state is growing, so we need… READ MORE

Published on February 23, 2016

WHO: Capital Budget Chair Steve Tharinger, Ranking Member Richard DeBolt and other lawmakers WHAT: Short press availability on the 2016 Capital Budget (House Bill 2380, Tharinger, DeBolt) and the school construction bill (House Bill 2968, Tharinger, DeBolt, Stanford, Smith, et… READ MORE

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

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