RIVERS, ANNE

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
State Representative
District:
49
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Age:
49
Occupation:
Marketing
Education: (click to expand)
Biographical Info: (click to expand)
Why are you running for office? (click to expand)

Survey

Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • UUndecided
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should education funding be directed to families through a voucher, scholarship, or education savings account so that parents can send their children to the school of their choice, including non-public schools? Y* School competition will drive each school to be better.
2. Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use? N
3. Should the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act be amended to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity,” which would require public schools and other public facilities to open up restrooms and locker rooms to members of the opposite sex? N* It is unfair to women competitors and works against Title IX.
4. Should Pennsylvania enter into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which would include a new carbon tax on electricity producers? N
5. Should increases in state government spending be limited to the rate of inflation plus population growth? Y* And it should allow for downward adjustments if we can get inflation under control.
6. Should our state constitution be amended to prevent taxpayer funding for elective abortions? N* Regardless on anyone's stance on abortion, taxpayers should never pay for an individuals elective healthcare.
7. Should all voters be required to show identification before voting? U* I would love to require ID for everyone, but understand that there may be some infirmed people for which we will need to make accommodations.
8. Should the state reduce police funding to increase funding for social services? N* We need to maintain police funding and allow the force to decide how best to allocate funds.
9. Should public schools be prohibited from allowing males who identify as females to compete in girls’ sports? Y* It is unfair to women competitors and works against Title IX.
10. Should schools have to post curriculum online for review by parents and taxpayers? Y* I do not support a large spend for this project, but believe that parents/community are entitled to see what the taxpayer funded schools plan to teach.
11. Should Pennsylvania municipalities be permitted to require a vaccine passport? N
12. Should the gasoline tax be permanently reduced? U* It is hard to say permanently, but agree it should be reduced.
13. Should schools be required to notify parents of any sexually explicit content in books or instructional materials? Y* Parents/community are entitled to see what the taxpayer funded schools plan to teach.