Providence, RI – In an effort to provide Rhode Island’s most vulnerable children with appropriate oversight while in the care of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), House Republicans submitted amendments to the proposed FY21 budget to address cuts in frontline staffing at DCYF by the Governor.
Filippi, Chippendale To Serve Second Term as Leadership Team of the Rhode Island House Republican Caucus
State House, Providence – Rhode Island House Republicans unanimously re-elected Blake A. Filippi of Block Island, as Minority Leader; and Michael C. Chippendale of Foster, as Minority Whip – to continue their united Caucus and driving meaningful legislative reform and policy discussions at the State House.
Rhode Island House Republican Caucus Offers Legislation to Restore Checks and Balances During a Declared State of Emergency
State House, Providence – Rhode Island House Republicans will submit legislation to ensure proper checks and balances on the Governor’s powers during a declared State of Emergency. These measures address the gaping holes in our emergency statutes that have been exposed by the past eight months of government by executive order with scarce legislative involvement.
State House, Providence, RI – Rhode Island House Republicans, in collaboration with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), are calling for the creation of a comprehensive fuelwood harvesting program as a preemptive measure to help combat costly forest fires within the state. Rhode Island continues to experience severe to extreme drought conditions, adding urgency to adopt permanent mitigation measures.