Rep. Paul Harris' News & Media


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...

‘We missed a great opportunity to help our struggling employers’ With time running out for meaningful workers’ compensation reform to be passed in the 2011 legislative session, House Republicans yesterday attempted...

Special to The Columbian — March 6, 2011   The Columbia River Crossing has the potential to be our region’s greatest infrastructure accomplishment of the 21st century. With billions of tax...

Senator Don Benton and Reps. Tim Probst and Paul Harris will host a town hall meeting on Saturday, March 12. Residents in the district are encouraged to attend and bring their...

  The House of Representatives today approved a bill that would make reductions of $340 million for the current fiscal year budget. The approved legislation would still leave a $260 million...

State Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, officially took the oath of office to serve his first term as a legislator from the 17th Legislative District today. Harris was sworn in by Chief...

House Republicans added ten new House Republicans Jan. 10, the first day of the 2011 Legislature. The new members sworn in, with statements about starting their terms: John Ahern, 6th District (Pos....