Rep. Paul Harris' News & Media


Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, has received the Washington Business Alliance 2017 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Legislator of the Year Award for his leadership on behalf of CTE students statewide. Harris who co-chairs...

Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the Washington state House of Representatives are once again calling for immediate approval of HB 1046, which would delink high-stakes standardized tests as a requirement for students...

Sen. Lynda Wilson, Rep. Paul Harris and Rep. Vicki Kraft, will co-host a telephone town hall meeting March 29. The community conversation, which is similar to a call-in radio format, will...

Rep. Paul Harris has received the YMCA Legislative Champion Award for 2017 in recognition of his leadership for children, families and healthy communities. The Washington State Alliance of YMCA’s presented Harris the award...

George Packard, a student from Ridgeline Middle School recently served as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by 17th District Rep. Paul Harris. “It was my...

Legislative Republicans, including Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, say the House Democrat education plan passed Wednesday has no mechanism to fund the big-ticket spending items and falls short of reforms.

Following a spirited debate on the floor of the Washington State House of Representatives, House Democrats passed their long-awaited education bill on a 50-47 party-line vote. House Republicans, who offered seven amendments as...

Prairie High School student Rachael Hammes served as a legislative page for the state House of Representatives from Jan. 30 to Feb. 3. She was sponsored by her 17th District Rep....

Rep. Paul Harris sponsors Camas student, Ozzie Gonzalez, as page in House of Representatives

Southwest Washington gained a strong voice on matters related to education in the state as Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, has been appointed to serve on the House Education Committee.