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’

[caption id="attachment_1320" align="alignleft" width="300"] State Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, met with The Columbian editorial board Monday morning.[/caption] When The Columbian's editorial board asked state Rep. Paul Harris to talk about his […]

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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