State House, Providence, RI - Members Rhode Island House Minority office offer the following statement regarding the ratification of the Council 94 contract that includes a $3000 bonus for vaccinated state workers:
State House, Providence - Rep. Sherry Roberts (D29) of West Greenwich/Coventry issues the following, stating that she doesn't agree with the financial incentive offered only to State Workers who receive the vaccine, as it disproportionately affects the pay of workers who cannot or will not receive the vaccine for reasons of medical or religious exemptions:
State House, Providence – Today, the Rhode Island House Republican Office released its “Minority Report” detailing extensive advocacy and legislative efforts during the 2020/21 Legislative Sessions. Despite COVID restrictions, RI House Republican Office members were relentless in their demands for General Assembly engagement, government transparency in the Governor’s unilateral decision-making and expenditures, and repeatedly called for the end of Executive Power rule. This Legislative Session Recap is published online and details House Republican efforts during the pandemic.
The IGT/Twin River legislation just signed by Governor McKee overpays these multi-national corporations by $800 Million.
The IGT/Twin River legislation just passed by the House is a stacked deck against Rhode Island taxpayers. This “deal” overpays these multi-national corporations by $800 Million!
State House, Providence, RI - Rhode Island House Minority Leader Blake A. Filippi offers the following statement regarding the passage of the amended legislation authorizing the Governor to negotiate the IGT/Twin River 20-year, no-bid deal:
State House, Providence, RI - The Rhode Island House of Representatives today passed “The Civic Literacy Act”, requiring young adults to demonstrate proficiency in civics education before high school graduation. The bill is sponsored by Representative Brian C. Newberry (District 48, North Smithfield/Burrillville).
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