Rep. Paul Harris' News & Media


Rep. Paul Harris has been named a recipient of the “Guardian of Small Business Award” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for his voting record in support of small...

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, says the public should have the right to vote on whether the new Columbia River Crossing between Vancouver and Portland should include light rail. Harris spoke on...

The 2012 legislative session adjourned March 8, but without a supplemental operating budget. State lawmakers failed to address a $1.1 billion shortfall in the state’s operating budget. Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver,...

‘This is a blatant attempt by the majority party to pass the buck to local governments and get around taxpayer protections continually approved by voters’ says Rep. Paul Harris   Democrats...

Lack of priorities in spending taxpayer money is problem, say House Republican lawmakers, not lack of tax collections   Washington state is realizing a nearly $2 billion, or roughly 7 percent,...

Sen. Don Benton and Rep. Paul Harris, will host a town hall meeting on Saturday, Feb. 18. Residents in the 17th District are encouraged to attend and bring their questions and...

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, issued the following statement today on the governor’s proposed budget cuts: “The governor has worked hard to find solutions to address our budget shortfall. However, her proposal...

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, issued the following statement after the governor announced she will be calling the Legislature to Olympia for a special session on Nov. 28, 2011: “Given last week’s...

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, issued the following statement on today’s budget action in the Legislature: “I cannot support a budget that goes against my principles or those of my caucus. I...

Lawmakers were aware last fall they would be faced with a multibillion dollar budget shortfall, but they failed to reach an agreement on an operating budget and other key issues during...