Sen. Ann Rivers’ message to teachers

Thousands of local teachers protested in the past couple of weeks to try to send lawmakers a strong message it’s time to boost school funding.

Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, is convinced if teachers understood what’s in the budget, they wouldn’t be striking.

Here’s a video message from Rivers:


And this weekend Rivers and Sen. Brandon Vick, R-Felida, will be hosting two townhalls aimed to chat with teachers and concerned citizens.

The first meeting is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Camas Public Library, 625 N.E. Fourth Ave. The second event is from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., at the Clark County Fire Station at Dollars Corner, 21609 N.E. 72nd Ave.

Lauren Dake

Lauren Dake

Lauren Dake covers politics for The Columbian. You can reach her at 360-735-4534 or Follow her on Twitter .

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