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).
Imagine waking up and you cannot feel anything. You try to talk, but there are no words-- only silence. You try to scream, and nothing comes out. The only sound you hear is your own voice, but only inside your head. You look around frantically. What comes into focus are the tubes sticking out of you that are helping you eat and a machine that is helping you breathe. You were in an accident and suffered a major spinal cord injury that has left you paralyzed from the neck down-- unable to speak, hear, eat or breathe on your own. Your mind is intact. Your body has become your prison.
Cámara de Representantes, Providence, RI - Los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes de Rhode Island están expresando serias preocupaciones sobre el poder practicamente desenfrenado que se le ha delegado a agencias estatales no electas por el Proyecto de Ley 5445 de la Cámara, el cual pasó por votación el martes 23 de marzo del 2021.
RI House Republicans to Offer Amendment on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Bill to Preserve Fundamental Principles of Representative Democracy
State House, Providence, RI - Rhode Island House Republicans are raising grave concerns about the nearly unbridled power delegated to unelected state agencies by House Bill 5445, scheduled for a floor vote on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
Senator de la Cruz, Representative Place call on hospital to keep doors open
State House, Providence – As they continue to fight to keep the Zambarano Unit of Eleanor Slater Hospital open, Senate Minority Whip Jessica de la Cruz, (R-Dist. 23, Burrillville, Glocester, North Smithfield) and Representative David J. Place, (R-Dist. 47, Burrillville, Glocester) have received explosive confirmation of the rumors the state intends to close the skilled care facility, and to discharge patients unable to receive care anywhere else.
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