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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) 786-7503Rep. Paul Harris – (360) 786-7976Sen. Don Benton – (360) 786-7632 Sen. Benton, Rep. Harris to hold telephone town hall Monday, Feb. 25...

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 Leadership members are elected to serve two-year terms At a caucus reorganization meeting today, House Republicans in the Washington statehouse elected their leadership team....

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

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,...

Feb. 29, 2012