Washington State House Democrats


Rep. Steve Tharinger – Health Care Access Champion

Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Sequim) was first elected to the Legislature in 2010. Since that

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Rep. Tharinger confers with Rep. Eileen Cody, chair of the House Health Care and Wellness committee.

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:

Rep. Tharinger says “nearly 30 percent of the district I represent in Olympia is over the age of 65. There are few issues that I take more seriously than ensuring that our family members and friends can grow old with the dignity they deserve”

As a member of both the Health Care and Wellness Committee and the Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, the people of the 24th Legislative District have a well-positioned representative fighting for the health care access needs of their district.