Ann Rivers

Rivers reacts to pot bill failure, and other notes from 2014 session

In the final days of the Washington Legislature's 2014 session, one of the most talked-about bills was Senate Bill 5887, a proposal to overhaul the state's medical marijuana system as […]

Washington legislators make their case against CRC

A group of Washington lawmakers this week made their latest case against the Columbia River Crossing, again urging their Oregon counterparts to put the brakes on the controversial Interstate 5 […]

Abortion notification bill clears committee

A bill that would require an underage girl's parent or guardian be notified before she can have an abortion won the endorsement of a Senate committee this week. Senate Bill 5156, […]

Senators charge $8,460 in per diems during 3-day special session

State senators were reimbursed a combined $8,460 to cover the cost of meals and lodging during the Nov. 7-9 special session in Olympia. Lawmakers were called into the session to […]

Rivers, Stonier named co-chairs of Career and Technical Education Opportunities Task Force

A new education task force that focuses on readying teens for a range of careers -- not just jobs that require a college degree -- will be lead by two […]

Inslee responds to Rivers’ criticisms of Oregon-led Columbia River Crossing plan

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says his attorney general stands by a recent legal analysis stating an Oregon-led Columbia River Crossing project could be built on Washington soil, even without the […]

Anti-CRC legislators talk protests, lawsuits over Oregon-led bridge and light rail project

State Sen. Ann Rivers condemned the state attorney general's office over the weekend for saying an Oregon-led Columbia River Crossing project could legally move forward without approval from the Washington Legislature. Attorney […]

Harris weighs in on recent Benton controversies, says some people like to ‘poke the bear’

[caption id="attachment_1320" align="alignleft" width="300"] State Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, met with The Columbian editorial board Monday morning.[/caption] When The Columbian's editorial board asked state Rep. Paul Harris to talk about his […]

Rep. Pike leads her Clark County colleagues in missed legislative votes this year

During her first legislative session, Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, missed 41 floor votes out of 694. Her missed votes were caused by a death in the family and a sinus […]

Republicans Benton, Rivers ‘make amends’

It appears formerly feuding state Sens. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, and Ann Rivers, R-La Center, have put their differences aside, according to reports out of a Clark County Republican Party meeting […]

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