RI House Republicans Call on Governor to Follow the Law and Immediately Appoint One of Their Nominees to the Judicial Nominating
Memorial Park, Providence, RI – The Rhode Island House Republican Caucus is publically demanding that Governor Raimondo take action to appoint one of the Republican Caucus’ minority community nominees to the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC).
State House, Providence, RI – Members of the Rhode Island House Republican Caucus will submit legislation to address COVID-19 mandates that have denied access to individuals in hospitals, group homes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and Veterans Homes.
Blake A. Filippi is leader of the Rhode Island House Minority Caucus. Michael W. Chippendale is whip of the caucus.
Gov. Gina Raimondo is right to push for full in-person learning. Remote-learning largely does not provide an adequate education or the crucial social interaction our children need.
House Republican Caucus Calls out State Leadership Over Delayed Consideration of FY21 Budget by the General Assembly
The House Republican Caucus issues the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the Governor, Speaker of the House and President of the Senate that they will postpone the development and discussion of the FY 2021 Budget until November:
State House, Providence – Rhode Island House Republicans will immediately file legislation to address the pressing educational challenges brought on by COVID-19. The Republican plan will: 1) establish Education Savings Accounts (ESAs), which are restricted receipt accounts, funded by tax and CARES Act dollars, but managed by families, to provide additional education tools and home schooling to students in districts without in-person learning; and 2) to provide public school choice to parents of any school that fails to provide in-person learning despite a state determination it is safe to do so.
Chief of Staff
Minority Leader Blake A. Filippi
Michael W Chippendale
Justin K. Price
Brian C Newberry
John W. Lyle
George A. Nardone
David J Place