RI HOUSE REPUBLICAN DEPUTY WHIP SHERRY ROBERTS RECIPIENT OF PRESTIGIOUS J. WILLIAM MIDDENDORF PILLAR OF FREEDOM AWARD
State House, Providence, RI – The Center for Freedom and Prosperity today presented Rhode Island House Republican Deputy Whip Sherry Roberts with the J. William Middendorf Pillar of Freedom Award at the Ocean State Freedom Banquet.
State House, Providence – Today, the House Republican Caucus released its “Minority Report” detailing their success in advocating for issues, policies, and initiatives on behalf of Rhode Island taxpayers during the 2019 Legislative Session. This 2019 Legislative Session Recap is published online and is a detailed listing of successfully sponsored, co-sponsored, or caucus inspired bills and initiatives, along with their outcomes.
State House, Providence, RI – House Republican Deputy Whip Sherry Roberts announces her support for legislation to mandate a moment of silence in Rhode Island public schools on each anniversary of the War on Terror, commemorated on September 11th. She will join Senator Lou Raptakis in sponsoring a companion bill in the Rhode Island House in the upcoming legislative session.
State House, Providence, RI – The E-911 Commission will have two new commissioners if the Senate passes the companion bill to the unanimously supported House bill. Sponsored by Republican Representative John W. Lyle, Jr., the minority leader of the House (or their designee) and the minority leader of the Senate (or their designee) will be added to this advisory board. The E-911 advisory commission was created to provide insights and recommendations to the director of the emergency telephone system division. Properly funding E-911 operations has been a focus of House Republicans for some time.
State House, Providence, RI – A Rhode Island House bill, sponsored by Republican Deputy Minority Whip Sherry Roberts, mandates funeral directors to file written notification of the name, date of birth and address of the deceased in their care to the Rhode Island Secretary of State and to the decedent’s local Board of Canvassers. The amended bill passed unanimously on the House floor and is now headed to the Senate for final approval. The legislation, which systemizes an effort to maintain accurate rolls of registered voters in Rhode Island, is co-sponsored by Deputy Minority Leader Robert Quattrocchi, Representative George Nardone, Senior Deputy Minority Leader Justin Price and Minority Whip Michael Chippendale.
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