Robert W. Harris

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Legislative Advocate
Cal Capitol Group

Robert W. Harris is a long time Sacramento policy, political, and legislative consultant with special expertise in the Long-Term-Care and Substance Abuse/Mental Health arenas.

Harris has been intimately involved in legislative initiatives that have transformed California’s In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program into the national model for aging in place. Successes include Enacting Direct Deposit for providers and helping shepherd through a progressive policy on background checks.

As a political consultant Harris served as the Political Director for successful California initiative campaigns including Proposition 215 (Medical Marijuana), Proposition 36 (Treatment instead of Incarceration for Substance Abuse), and Proposition 63 (Mental Health Treatment).

As a legislative Advocate Harris has represented Labor Unions, Physician’s groups, and Health Care Providers.