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OLYMPIA…Sen. Don Benton and Rep. Paul Harris are inviting 17th Legislative District residents to meet with them Saturday evening in Vancouver. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Firstenburg...

March 11, 2013

The Washington State Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a requirement for a two-thirds vote in the Legislature to raise taxes. Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, would like to see a constitutional...

March 1, 2013

Eric Campbell, Senior Information Officer – (360) 786-7503 Rep. Paul Harris – (360) 786-7976 Sen. Don Benton – (360) 786-7632 Sen. Benton, Rep. Harris to hold telephone town hall Monday, Feb....

Feb. 19, 2013

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, and other Southwest Washington legislators have signed onto a letter requesting the U.S. Coast Guard consider a much higher clearance than the proposed 116 feet for the...

Feb. 6, 2013

In a vote by his colleagues today, State Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, was elected to the position of Republican whip. As the whip, he is a member of the Republican leadership...

Nov. 17, 2012

Bobbi Cussins, Public Information Officer: (360) 786-7252 State House Republicans elect leadership team Leadership members are elected to serve two-year terms At a caucus reorganization meeting today, House Republicans in the...

Nov. 17, 2012

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, voiced his frustration with yesterday's King County Superior Court judge's ruling on the voter-approved Initiative 1053, which requires a two-thirds vote of the Legislature to raise taxes....

May 31, 2012

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...

May 17, 2012

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,...

March 9, 2012

'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...

March 3, 2012