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Providence, RI - Representative Lancia, BASICS, and the Cranston Regional Crime Watch will host a Public Safety Forum tonight at Cranston High School East. The event is open to the public and topics of discussion will include the sex offender population at Harrington Hall, the potential transfer of patients from Eleanor Slater Hospital to the Training School, and any other safety concerns the community may have.
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Providence, RI - House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan appeared at Kent County Superior Court today to request an omnibus hearing in her bid to make Rhode Island schools safer. This was her second visit to the court, as she continues to seek release of the remaining Google settlement funds held by Attorney General Peter Kilmartin. Leader Morgan’s request seeks relief from the $3,770 fee the Attorney General is charging for search and retrieval of documentation concerning the Google funds. Her hearing was granted and will take place on June 15, 2018 at 9:30am at the Kent County Superior Court located at the Noel Judicial Complex.
STATE HOUSE – The House of Representatives today unanimously approved Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello’s legislation to strengthen Rhode Island’s outdated law on bombs and other explosive devices.
Minority Whip Filippi Cosponsors Legislation to allow Rhode Islanders over Sixty-five years old to Deduct Up to $7,500.00 in Maintenance Expenses on their Personal Residence.
STATE HOUSE – On Tuesday, May 29, 2018 the House Finance Committee will hold a hearing on House bill 8007 introduced by House Minority Whip Blake Filippi (Block Island, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Westerly). H-8007 would allow Rhode Islanders over sixty-five years old to deduct up to $7,500.00 in maintenance expenses on their personal residence.
Providence, RI - Senior Deputy Minority Leader Anthony Giarrusso (R District 30 – East Greenwich, West Greenwich) will introduce legislation to make it easier for schools to hire experienced security personnel and keep children safe.
Providence, RI - Rep. Robert Nardolillo III (R-Dist. 28 Coventry) is calling for all school buses to be equipped with seatbelts following new recommendations from the National Traffic Safety Board (NTSB).
Released in response to the Attorney General’s Press Release criticizing town officials, who are seeking a share of the Google settlement funds to make their students and teachers safer.
Providence, RI - Yesterday the Attorney General chose to malign elected officials and concerned parents who seek information, transparency, and a spirit of service to our communities. Instead of answering the questions of concerned public officials in a professional manner, the Attorney General instead chose the path of name-calling and attempting to silence opposing opinions with ridicule.
Providence, RI - House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan recently submitted a letter to Bernard Buonnano, Jr, Chairman of the RI Convention Center Authority (RICCA), requesting information about Authority’s efforts to increase value to the people of Rhode Island.
Providence, RI - Rep. Robert Nardolillo III (R-Dist. 28 Coventry) supports improving local emergency dispatch centers to make Rhode Island safer.
Morgan Files Complaint in Superior Court Seeking Waiver of $3770 Retrieval Fees for Google Documents, Remaining Funds Would Provide Every School with $75,000 for Security Upgrades
Providence, RI - On Monday, May 7 at 12:00 PM, RI House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan will submit a complaint to the Kent County Superior Court. The complaint asks for the Court to grant relief from the $3,770 fee that Attorney General is demanding to produce documents related to the spending of the Google Settlement Funds.
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Rhode Island has a rich history dating back to 1636. Here in the House Republican Caucus, we seek to build upon that history and promote a stronger Rhode Island. We wish to foster a lower tax environment, reinvigorate the economy, and create new jobs.