Rivers and Vick to host education town hall Saturday, May 23 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Rep. Brandon Vick and I are hosting town-hall meetings this Saturday in Battle Ground and Camas, with a focus on education funding. We would love the chance to see you and answer questions regarding the Senate’s budget, which would add $2.7 billion to current education-funding levels.... Read More...
Legislative Update April 28, 2015 Dear Friends and Neighbors, Although the Senate has done everything possible to finish the regular legislative session within the scheduled 105-days, the legislature failed to reach an agreement on a new two-year operating budget by April 26. As a result, Gov. Jay Inslee has called for a special session of up... Read More...
Rivers to host transportation discussions March 21 Sen. Ann Rivers invites residents of the 18th Legislative District to participate in upcoming transportation discussions. The forums will allow people to ask questions and receive more information regarding a proposed package of transportation reforms and revenue passed by the Senate and awaiting consideration from the House of Representatives. The... Read More...
Rivers supports transportation-construction jobs and economic development Today, after nearly three years of negotiations, the Senate passed a $15 billion transportation revenue package with a broad bipartisan vote. The package devotes $8 billion to new construction and $1.4 billion to maintenance and preservation of existing roads and bridges across the state. “I’m tired of the people of... Read More...
Rivers seeks to clarify guardian ad litem rules When Vancouver resident Tina Toth phoned state Sen. Ann Rivers’ office over three years ago, she had hit the bureaucratic equivalent of a brick wall and didn’t know where to turn. Toth had just lost custody of her two boys through a stunning decision to place them with her physically... Read More...