Legislative update from Rep. Steve Tharinger

This week, I’d like to tell you about important legislation on adult family homes, surprise hospital bills, cleaner fuels and saving our salmon and orcas. Improving safety at adult family... READ MORE

Legislative update from Rep. Steve Tharinger — I want to hear from you!

This session will last 105 days and among the biggest issues we’re tackling are the same ones you deal with every month: how to pay for long-term costs. Those costs... READ MORE

How can we create more opportunity and jobs in rural Washington?

Lawmakers meet with leaders and stakeholders in Port Angeles PORT ANGELES—A packed room of stakeholder and business leaders met with lawmakers from around the state to talk about boosting jobs... READ MORE

Lawmakers weigh in on fixes for local economy

The group of Democratic legislators representing the 19th and 24th Legislative Districts said Monday they’d like more direction from local leaders looking for a solution to the traffic mess created... READ MORE

State lawmakers to visit Port Angeles for rural economic development meeting

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp, and Reps. Mike Chapman and Steve Tharinger, among others, will discuss rural economic development in Port Angeles this Thursday. Click below for the story:... READ MORE