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).
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.
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