Paul Harris

Washington legislators make their case against CRC

A group of Washington lawmakers this week made their latest case against the Columbia River Crossing, again urging their Oregon counterparts to put the brakes on the controversial Interstate 5 […]

Harris weighs in on recent Benton controversies, says some people like to ‘poke the bear’

When The Columbian's editorial board asked state Rep. Paul Harris to talk about his Republican colleague, Sen. Don Benton, Harris didn't mince words. Harris, R-Vancouver, said that if he was Benton, […]

Low-profile Vick praised for staying out of political cross hairs

From an outsider's perspective, state Rep. Brandon Vick's first term in the Washington Legislature seemed relatively uneventful.¬†Vick was there learning the ropes, and he decided against introducing legislation this year. But […]

Rep. Pike leads her Clark County colleagues in missed legislative votes this year

During her first legislative session, Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, missed 41 floor votes out of 694. Her missed votes were caused by a death in the family and a sinus […]

Many bills of local interest clear Wednesday’s cutoff

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service Wednesday was the Legislature's deadline for many bills to pass out of policy committees. Here is a look at some bills that made it, and […]

Clark County’s legislators move bills through the opposite chamber

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service Now that the 2013 legislative session is more than halfway over, state lawmakers from Clark County are working their bills through the opposite chamber in […]

Harris’ bill receives hearing in Senate committee

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service OLYMPIA-- Pharmacists may soon be added to the Legend Drug Act, thanks to a bill by Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver. House Bill 1182 creates a ‚Äútechnical […]

Amendment to education bill leads to its bipartisan support

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service OLYMPIA -- Sometimes one amendment can make all the difference when it comes to the success or failure of a legislator's proposal. Take House Bill […]

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