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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

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, shares on the House floor why he opposes House Bill 1559, and why he believes it’s good for people to learn to overcome difficult situations. Click below...

March 4, 2023

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, speaks on the House floor in support of a bill that would allow high school students to earn credit for paid work experience. Click below to watch:

March 3, 2023

A bill from Rep. Paul Harris that would allow judges to impose criminal penalties for negligent driving involving the death of a vulnerable victim, has passed out of the House Transportation...

Feb. 23, 2023

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, joins Mark Bailey of KIHR to share his insight on session policy cutoff dates, his legislation, and the vehicular pursuit law. Harris discusses how difficult it can...

Feb. 22, 2023

A bipartisan bill from Rep. Paul Harris that would help increase access to certain medical care and procedures is one step closer to becoming law after a unanimous “yes” vote from...

Feb. 15, 2023

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, speaks to the House about his bill that would require the Professional Educator Standards Board to adopt rules for reviewing and vacating reprimands issued to certificated professional...

Feb. 6, 2023