Rep. Paul Harris' News & Media


Washington state medical assistants’ duties and responsibilities have officially expanded after the governor signed into law a bill from Rep. Paul Harris on Thursday. House Bill 1073 does several things, including...

April 20, 2023

The Washington State House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 5765 on Tuesday, which would open the door for tolling on the Interstate 5 bridge replacement project between Vancouver and Portland. The...

April 18, 2023

A bill from Rep. Paul Harris designed to hold negligent drivers to greater accountability was unanimously passed by the Senate Wednesday. House Bill 1112 would allow judges, at their discretion, to...

April 12, 2023

A bipartisan bill that would help increase access to certain medical care and procedures is headed to the governor’s desk, after passing the state Senate on Thursday. House Bill 1073, sponsored...

April 7, 2023

Sen. Lynda Wilson, Rep. Paul Harris, both R-Vancouver, and Rep. Kevin Waters, R-Stevenson, are inviting constituents in the 17th District to join them for a pair of town-hall meetings to discuss...

March 10, 2023

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, speaks on the House floor in support of his bill that would allow judges, at their discretion, to impose criminal penalties for negligent driving involving the death...

March 9, 2023

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, opposes a bill on the House floor that takes aim at the natural gas industry. the bill is expensive, poorly thought out, and it would delay new...

March 9, 2023

A bill that would allow judges to hold negligent drivers to greater accountability and protect vulnerable victims of accidents has been voted off the House floor. House Bill 1112, from Rep....

March 8, 2023

Reps. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver and Kevin Waters, R-Stevenson, released the following statement regarding the House majority party’s decision to block a motion to vote on legislation on the House floor that...

March 7, 2023

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, opposes a bill that would create a health care cost transparency board because it would give that board too much power. The bill could exacerbate staffing shortages,...

March 7, 2023