Rep. Steve Tharinger

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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

Rep. Tharinger touts bills to expand choice in medical marketplace

February 4, 2014

Rep. Steve Tharinger

Rep. Tharinger touts bills to expand choice in medical marketplace

OLYMPIA – The House unanimously passed two bills on Monday February 3rd that were proposed by 24th Legislative District Democrat Steve Tharinger. “These bills will help open access to results driven modes of medicine,” Rep. Tharinger said after the unanimous votes on the House floor. “Washingtonians deserve to have the choice of medicine and medical practices that best suits their needs and desired outcomes. These bills will help promote better access to medical practitioners.” HB 1339 expands an East Asian … Continue reading

Reps. Van De Wege, Tharinger accepting page applications for 2014 legislative session

December 20, 2013

Reps. Van De Wege and Tharinger

Reps. Van De Wege, Tharinger accepting page applications for 2014 legislative session

Do you know a young person interested in expanding their civic education or public service? Representatives Kevin Van De Wege (D- Sequim) and Steve Tharinger (D- Dungeness) are now accepting page applications for the coming legislative session that begins in January and runs until mid-March. “Students are learning about Washington state government and the legislative process in their classrooms each day,” said Rep. Van De Wege. “Taking part in the page program is a great way for young people to … Continue reading

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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 Steve Tharinger talks about HB 1292 on the House floor Steven M. Herppich

Rep Steve Tharinger talks about HB 1292 on the House floor

Rep. Tharinger and Blue Heron Middle School kids
House Environment Committee, March 27th Faith Matthews

House Environment Committee, March 27th

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Rep Steve Tharinger talks with kids from Blue Heron Middle School
Rep. Tharinger and Jacob Lewis
House Floor Debate on EHB 1044 Aaron Barna

House Floor Debate on EHB 1044

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