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Residents of the 17th Legislative District will have an opportunity to learn more about the 2018 legislative session by meeting with their legislators at a town hall meeting Saturday, March 24....

March 22, 2018

Residents of the 17th Legislative District will have a chance to learn more about the upcoming 2018 legislative session in Olympia and talk with their legislators by attending a district town...

Dec. 1, 2017

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...

Aug. 1, 2017

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...

May 25, 2017

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...

March 22, 2017

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...

March 20, 2017

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...

Feb. 22, 2017

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.

Dec. 14, 2015

On Monday night, one day before the end of the state's two-year budget cycle, the House and Senate approved a $38 billion operating budget. Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, voted in favor...

July 1, 2015

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, has been appointed to the House Appropriations Committee by House Speaker Frank Chopp.

May 19, 2015