Rep. Steve Tharinger

Legislative Updates – January Edition

January 26, 2015

Rep. Steve Tharinger

Legislative Updates – January Edition

The 2015 Session Begins!   The 2015 legislative session should be a watershed session; whether we move Washington into a 21st century funding structure or continue to deal with an outdated revenue system. As we come out of the Great Recession and unemployment decreases and gas prices are at historical lows, it is time to take a look at investments for Washington futures. The budget is the most important bill we pass as a legislature; it determines what revenue we … Continue reading

Rep. Tharinger named Vice Chair of Finance Committee

December 12, 2014

Rep. Steve Tharinger

Rep. Tharinger named Vice Chair of Finance Committee

Representative Steve Tharinger (D-Dungeness) has been named vice chair of the Finance Committee for the 2015 Legislative Session of the State House of Representatives. “Funding our education system and crucial state services is a big task and as the Finance Committee vice chair, I plan on working with members of both parties to revise the state’s tax system to better align with Washington state’s 21st century economy.  The current tax system deprives the state from needed revenue to fund rural … Continue reading

Rep. Steve Tharinger – Health Care Access Champion

May 8, 2014

Washington House Democrats

Rep. Steve Tharinger – Health Care Access Champion

Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Sequim) was first elected to the Legislature in 2010. Since that time he has left a mark regarding health care access that is quite… well… remarkable. In just the last session, Steve was the prime sponsor of bills to: Expand East Asian medical practitioner’s scope to include reflexology Expand the number of allopathic physicians by allowing certified, foreign doctors to provide care in the state without jeopardizing patient safety Create a joint legislative committee to address the … Continue reading

Olympia Address:

JLOB 360
PO Box 40600
Olympia, WA
98504-0600

(360) 786-7904
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2014 Legislative Report

Feb. 22 speech on the House floor: Rep. Tharinger says women, not bureaucrats, should be able to make their own decisions about their bodies, their healthcare, and their lives.
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Rep. Tharinger and Blue Heron Middle School kids
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House Floor Debate on EHB 1044 Aaron Barna

House Floor Debate on EHB 1044

Rep. Tharinger and Jacob Lewis
Rep. Steve Tharinger, rally
Rep Steve Tharinger talks with kids from Blue Heron Middle School
Rep Steve Tharinger talks about HB 1292 on the House floor Steven M. Herppich

Rep Steve Tharinger talks about HB 1292 on the House floor

Representative Steve Tharinger speaks during the Department of Corrections Day of Action Rally on the capitol steps.
House Environment Committee, March 27th Faith Matthews

House Environment Committee, March 27th