Rep. Paul Harris' Email Updates


We are near the halfway point of the 2023 legislative session, and we’ve reached some important dates. Last Friday, Feb. 17, was policy cutoff, meaning that was the last day non-fiscal...

Feb. 24, 2023

The 2023 session is in full swing, and we have already entered month two. I hope this update finds you safe and well. I want you to know I’m working hard...

Feb. 6, 2023

The 2023 legislative session is underway after our swearing in ceremony on Monday, Jan. 9. This is the first time I’ve been able to send you an update since last May,...

Jan. 20, 2023

I hope this letter finds you well. As we have finally turned the corner on the pandemic, I truly hope we can put our focus on recovery and healing and help...

May 13, 2022

Now that the 2022 legislative session has ended it’s time to reflect on what happened over the course of the last 60 days in Olympia. Like all sessions, this one had...

March 17, 2022

There are only two weeks left in this legislative session, but we still have many bills to debate and vote on before we’re scheduled to wrap up on March 10. One...

Feb. 25, 2022

We’re already two weeks into the 2022 legislative session, which is scheduled to last 60-days and be a sprint to the finish line. However, we have much to cover over the...

Jan. 21, 2022

As we approach another legislative session, a lot has happened this interim that affects us all. There are so many important issues we must address as a state Legislature, including police...

Nov. 29, 2021

The historic 2021 legislative session is over. This is my sixth term as a state representative, and I don’t think I’ve ever left a session feeling as concerned as I do...

May 3, 2021

The 2021 legislative session is entering its final weeks. We are currently busy in both the House and Senate considering bills from the opposite chamber in our various committees. In just...

March 25, 2021