April 05, 2018

18th District lawmakers schedule April 14 town halls in Camas, Battle Ground, Ridgefield

CLARK COUNTY… Sen. Ann Rivers and Rep. Brandon Vick will hold town-hall meetings Saturday, April 14 in Ridgefield, Battle Ground and Camas. Topics will include issues from the 2018 legislative session, which ended March 8, as well as other matters of interest to 18th District residents. The meetings and locations...
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February 09, 2018

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...
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January 10, 2018

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...
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December 01, 2017

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...
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November 07, 2017

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...
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June 01, 2017

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...
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May 16, 2017

New law to reduce distracted driving signed by governor

TACOMA – A bipartisan effort by state lawmakers to target distracted driving received the governor’s endorsement today. The Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act updates the 2010 state law regarding the use of personal electronic devices by people when they are behind the wheel. Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center,...
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March 22, 2017

Senate transportation-budget proposal includes SR 14 auxiliary lanes

OLYMPIA… At Sen. Ann Rivers’ request, the state Senate is proposing to pay for auxiliary lanes to ease traffic congestion on State Route 14 east of Interstate 205 to S.E. 164th Avenue. The project is included in the 2017-19 state transportation budget endorsed by the Senate Transportation Committee today. The...
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March 15, 2017

Senate health-care leader says lawmakers will have ample time to address federal changes

OLYMPIA…Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center and chair of the Senate Health Care Committee, offered this statement today in response to claims by the governor and state insurance commissioner regarding the proposed federal American Health Care Act. “Having served in Congress, the governor and the insurance commissioner both know better than...
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