Legislative update from Rep. Steve Tharinger: health care reform, state construction budget and hearing directly from you

Major legislation passes the House With the 2019 session half finished, the House passed more than 350 pieces of legislation which are now being considered by the Senate. We’re looking... READ MORE

Van De Wege, Tharinger, Chapman to host telephone town hall March 19

OLYMPIA – Sen. Kevin Van De Wege (D-Sequim), Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Port Townsend) and Rep. Mike Chapman (D-Port Angeles) will host a telephone town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday,... READ MORE

Legislative update on health care, mental health, child care and long-term care

Caring for your loved ones Again and again, I hear stories from families struggling to find a doctor, mental health services, affordable child care or long-term care. These problems hit... READ MORE

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