18th District lawmakers coming to Yacolt, La Center on March 2 CLARK COUNTY… The three members of the 18th District’s legislative team will hold town halls in Yacolt and La Center on Saturday, March 2, as this year’s legislative session nears its halfway point. It’ll be the second set of town-hall meetings in 2019 for Sen. Ann Rivers, Rep. Brandon Vick... Read More...
Sexual-harassment data within state government needs tracking, senators say OLYMPIA…Legislation introduced today would require all three branches of state government to track and submit data regarding sexual harassment of employees for detailed annual reports that would be public. Sen. John Braun and Sen. Ann Rivers come at Senate Bill 5845 from different directions but are sponsoring it with the same... Read More...
18th District team to hold four pre-session town halls Jan. 5 CLARK COUNTY… Residents of the 18th Legislative District are invited to town-hall meetings on this Saturday (Jan. 5) with Sen. Ann Rivers and Rep. Brandon Vick. The two lawmakers will be joined by Rep.-elect Larry Hoff, who will be sworn in when the Legislature convenes Jan. 14 at the state... Read More...
Rivers sets Feb. 17 town halls in Camas, Battle Ground, Ridgefield OLYMPIA… Sen. Ann Rivers will hold three town-hall meetings across her Clark County legislative district on Saturday, Feb. 17. The 18th District lawmaker said she wants to check in with her constituents before the Legislature enters the homestretch of its 2018 session. “We’re at the point where the bills still... Read More...
Rivers proposes Sasquatch license plate to support state parks   OLYMPIA… Sen. Ann Rivers thinks the state’s best-known cryptid, Sasquatch, ought to have an opportunity to help raise money for state parks and recreation areas. Today she introduced legislation that would create a Sasquatch license plate and direct revenue from its sales toward park maintenance and improvements. “I’m guessing... Read More...
18th District lawmakers to have town-hall meetings Dec. 9 Sen. Ann Rivers and Rep. Brandon Vick will hold town-hall meetings Dec. 9 in Ridgefield, Battle Ground and Camas. The 18th District lawmakers say they want to hear from their constituents about decisions made by the Legislature this year and issues that need attention in 2018. Times and locations for... Read More...
Rivers tapped for high-level committee on economic development Sen. Ann Rivers is the newest member of the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations. She was appointed recently by Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, who chairs the bipartisan committee comprising six senators and six representatives. “I wanted to serve on this committee because it puts special emphasis on... Read More...
Rivers to be honored for promoting access to justice OLYMPIA… On Saturday the state Access to Justice Board will honor Sen. Ann Rivers with its “Access to Justice Community Leadership Award” for 2017. The award goes to a person outside the legal community who “has played a strategic, significant and courageous leadership role in improving access to the justice... Read More...