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Steve Tharinger

Democratic — Representative — District 24
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Steve Tharinger represents House District 24 in the Washington House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 603 bills.

2010 69957.56
2012 41219.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.



News and Blog Coverage

Capitol Buzz: Oct. 17, 2014

www.houserepublicans.wa.gov AGRICULTURE & WATER Forum to address farm worker issues (Yakima Herald-Republic) Methow irrigators: From contention to collaboration (Wenatchee World) BORDER STATES New $2.5 million Monsanto donation puts Oregon GMO labeling on verge of state’s costliest ever ballot measure (Oregonian) EDITORIAL: At last, Kitzhaber tells voters that Cylvia Hayes won’t ...

Nelson, 25 other legislators ask state to list toxic flame retardants as ‘Chemicals of High Concern.’

Sen. Nelson, joined by 25 other legislators, this week wrote the state Department of Ecology, asking that Tris flame retardants be listed as "Chemicals of High Concern." The designation would require companies using the toxic flame retardants to report to the state. In the letter, she cites revelations in the ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HJM 4010

    Requesting that state route number 99 be named the "William P. Stewart Memorial Highway."

  • HR 4645

    Honoring the life and legacy of Washington State University president Dr. Elson S. Floyd.

  • HB 2263

    Providing local governments with options to strengthen their communities by providing services and facilities for people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and other vulnerable populations, and by increasing access to educational experiences through cultural organizations.

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  • HR 4641

    Expressing condolences regarding the April 25, 2015, earthquake in Nepal.

  • HB 2251

    Providing a sales and use tax exemption for the purchase or use of qualifying timber-felling equipment.

  • HB 2214

    Increasing academic rigor and streamlining assessment requirements for high school students.

Recent Votes

HB 1725

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9798.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 11.0
SB 5681

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9091.0
•••No: 88.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 6089

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9697.0
•••No: 22.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 1541

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5455.0
•••No: 4444.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 2195

Final Passage

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7374.0
•••No: 2424.0
•••Other: 11.0
HB 2214

Final Passage on Reconsideration

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9293.0
•••No: 66.0
•••Other: 00.0
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