Rivers receives ‘President’s Award’ from local builders Sen. Ann Rivers received the “President’s Award” from the Building Industry Association of Clark County at a ceremony yesterday. The group cited Rivers’ support of the home construction industry and work to encourage job creation as key factors in the decision to recognize her. “Senator Rivers is a tireless advocate... Read More...
Rivers named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by Coastal Conservation Association In recognition of her work to promote recreational fishing, Sen. Ann Rivers has been named a “Legislator of the Year” by the Washington chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association. In the announcement made today, CCA director Nello Picinich cited Rivers’ tireless efforts to advance the organization’s top-priority legislation during the 2015... Read More...
IN THE NEWS: AWC honors Rivers with City Champion award The Association of Washington Cities, an Olympia-based organization advocating on behalf of Washington’s 281 cities and towns, honored Sen. Ann Rivers (R-La Center) with a City Champion award in Vancouver on Oct. 20. This is the second consecutive year Rivers received the award. She is one of two legislators to... Read More...
North County Community Food Bank welcomes Rivers to team Leadership at Battle Ground’s longtime emergency-food provider, the North County Community Food Bank, voted during their September board meeting to have Sen. Ann Rivers join their board of directors. “The food bank is truly an example of neighbors helping neighbors. I have worked with NCCFB for years and it will... Read More...
Rivers applauds common-sense application of new marijuana law Legislator says reduced charge is appropriate in possession case Sen. Ann Rivers is praising a prosecutor’s decision to reduce charges in a marijuana-possession case against three Washington teens, saying it’s an example of how the criminal-justice system is still getting acquainted with marijuana-law changes that emerged from this year’s legislative... Read More...
IN THE NEWS: Kill a K-9 and you could do more than serve time Photo from 2012 when Clark County Sheriff K-9 Saver and Deputy Brian Ellithorpe testified in Olympia on my legislation.     A Vancouver police dog who was in the midst of helping police apprehend a suspect died this week after being stabbed multiple times. The dog, Ike, was assisting police when suspect... Read More...
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