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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

In a procedural move in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, House Republicans tried a rarely used motion to bring bipartisan jobs legislation straight to the House floor.  All four motions failed on...

April 22, 2015

Reps. Lynda Wilson, and Paul Harris, both R-Vancouver, will host a telephone town hall on Wednesday, April 1 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. They invite all 17th Legislative District residents...

March 25, 2015

Senator Don Benton, Reps. Paul Harris and Lynda Wilson, all R-Vancouver, are holding a town hall meeting on Saturday, March 14. The lawmakers will answer questions from attendees and offer updates on the...

March 10, 2015

Rep. Harris’ legislation to prohibit the sale of non-prescription drugs containing dextromethorphan to minors passes House In an effort to curb rates of abuse of over-the-counter cold and cough medications by minors,...

Feb. 18, 2014

Reps. Paul Harris and Monica Stonier invite citizens of the 17th Legislative District to attend upcoming town hall meeting on Saturday, February 22. Citizens who attend will receive an update on...

Feb. 15, 2014