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Rep. Paul Harris discusses the 2022 legislative session, including public safety, the operating budget, and the new transportation spending package in his post-session newsletter.

May 11, 2022

On May 21, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) released updated guidance that will, in part, require employers to confirm whether or not employees are fully vaccinated. For...

June 1, 2021

Rep. Paul Harris will participate in a virtual classroom event this week to help promote STEM programs in local schools. Covington Middle School will be receiving an educational grant from the...

May 5, 2021

Sen. Lynda Wilson, Rep. Vicki Kraft and Rep. Paul Harris, all R-Vancouver, are inviting 17th District citizens to join them for a virtual town hall meeting to recap and discuss the unprecedented...

May 3, 2021

Behavioral health workers in Washington received some good news, after the governor signed into a law a bill from Rep. Paul Harris last week. House Bill 1063 allows behavioral health care...

April 20, 2021

A bill that would help behavioral health care workers renew their credentials during a state of emergency, unanimously passed out of the Senate, Tuesday. House Bill 1063, sponsored by Rep. Paul...

April 9, 2021

Rep. Vicki Kraft, Rep. Paul Harris, and Sen. Lynda Wilson, all R-Vancouver, are inviting 17th District citizens to join them for a virtual town hall meeting to discuss the many issues...

March 6, 2021

The Washington State House of Representatives approved a bill Friday that would help behavioral health care workers renew their credentials during a state of emergency. House Bill 1063, sponsored by Rep....

Jan. 30, 2021

The House Health Care and Wellness Committee unanimously passed a bill from Rep. Paul Harris this week that would allow some behavioral health care workers to renew their credentials during a...

Jan. 22, 2021

Rep. Paul Harris officially took the oath of office, Friday, to begin serving his sixth term as a member of the state House of Representatives from the 17th District. Harris, R-Vancouver, was sworn...

Jan. 8, 2021